Comendador, Dominican Republic
|• Total||252.93 km2 (97.66 sq mi)|
|Elevation||395 m (1,296 ft)|
|• Density||170/km2 (450/sq mi)|
– Santo Domingo
The city was named after its founder, the "Comendador of Lares" (Comendador was the chief of a military or religious order) but on 29 November 1930 it was changed to Elías Piña. By the Law 342 of 29 May 1972 the city was named again Comendador.
The main economic activity of the municipality is agriculture.
- Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica Archived April 17, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
- De la Fuente, Santiago (1976). Geografía Dominicana (in Spanish). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Editora Colegial Quisqueyana.
- Censo 2012 de Población y Vivienda,Oficina Nacional de Estadistica Archived September 19, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
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