Villa González

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Villa González, Dominican Republic
Villa González, Dominican Republic is located in the Dominican Republic
Villa González, Dominican Republic
Villa González, Dominican Republic
Villa González in the Dominican Republic
Coordinates: 19°31′48″N 70°46′48″W / 19.53000°N 70.78000°W / 19.53000; -70.78000
Country  Dominican Republic
Province Santiago
Area[1]
 • Total 101.50 km2 (39.19 sq mi)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 72,365
 • Density 710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Municipal Districts
2

Villa Gonzalez is a municipality (municipio) of the Santiago province in the Dominican Republic. Within the municipality there are two municipal districts (distritos municipal): El Limón and Palmar Arriba.[3]

Geography[edit]

The town is located 20 miles away from Santiago de los Caballeros.

Economy[edit]

The area produces some of the finest tobacco in the Dominican Republic.

Notable residents[edit]

Manuel Eduardo Belliard (Sept. 1, 1933 - Jul. 3, 2008) Founder of the Cooperativa de Tabaco del la Section las Lavas

References[edit]

  1. ^ Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  2. ^ Censo 2012 de Población y Vivienda, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  3. ^ 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. 

Coordinates: 19°32′N 70°47′W / 19.533°N 70.783°W / 19.533; -70.783