Valverde Province

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Coordinates: 19°34′00″N 71°05′00″W / 19.56667°N 71.08333°W / 19.56667; -71.08333
Valverde
Province
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital Santa Cruz de Mao
 - elevation 78 m (256 ft)
 - coordinates 19°34′00″N 71°05′00″W / 19.56667°N 71.08333°W / 19.56667; -71.08333
Area 823.38 km2 (318 sq mi)
Population 217,026 (2014) [1]
Density 264 / km2 (684 / sq mi)
Province since 1959
Subdivisions 3 municipalities
10 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
3 Deputies
Timezone AST (UTC-4)
Area code 1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2 DO-27
Postal Code 61000
Location of the Valverde Province

Valverde (Spanish pronunciation: [balˈβerðe]) is a province of the Dominican Republic. It was split from Santiago Province in 1958.

Municipalities and municipal districts[edit]

The province as of June 20, 2006 is divided into the following municipalities (municipios) and municipal districts (distrito municipal - D.M.) and the municipal Seat (distrito cabecera - D.C.) within them:[2]

The following is a sortable table of the municipalities with population figures as of the 2012 census; the population figures for the municipal districts are included within their municipalities. Urban population are those living in the seats (cabeceras literally heads) of municipalities or of municipal districts. Rural population are those living in the districts (Secciones literally sections) and neighborhoods (Parajes literally places) outside of them.[3]

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Esperanza 70,588 52,732 17,856
Laguna Salada 30,041 20,470 9,571
Santa Cruz de Mao 106,818 80,925 25,893
Valverde Province 207,447 154,127 53,320

For comparison with the municipalities and municipal districts of other provinces see the list of municipalities and municipal districts of the Dominican Republic.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Consejo Nacional de Población y Familia. "Estamaciones y Proyecciones de la Población Dominicana por Regiones, Provincias, Municipios y Distritos Municipales, 2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2014-02-02. 
  2. ^ Oficina Nacional de Estadistica, Departamento de Cartografia, Division de Limites y Linderos. "Listado de Codigos de Provincias, Municipio y Distritos Municipales, Actualizada a Junio 20 del 2006" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2007-01-24. 
  3. ^ Consejo Nacional de Población y Familia. "Censos y Proyecciones de la Población Dominicana por Regiones, Provincias, Municipios y Distritos Municipales, 2012" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2012-01-11. 

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