Geographic Regions of the Dominican Republic

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The Dominican Republic is divided into three macro-regions, which are in turn divided into ten regions.[1][2]

In 1858 the country was divided in 3 departments: Cibao (North), Ozama (Southwest), and Seybo (Southeast).[3]

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Regional divisions and actual provinces of the Dominican Republic
Macro-regions Regions Provinces
Norte/Cibao Cibao Nordeste[4] Duarte
Hermanas Mirabal
María Trinidad Sánchez
Samaná
Cibao Noroeste[5] Dajabón
Monte Cristi
Santiago Rodríguez
Valverde
Cibao Norte[6] Espaillat
Puerto Plata
Santiago
Cibao Sur[7] La Vega
Monseñor Nouel
Sánchez Ramírez
Sur Valdesia[8] Azua
Peravia
San José de Ocoa
San Cristóbal
El Valle[9] Elías Piña
San Juan
Enriquillo[10] Barahona
Bahoruco
Independencia
Pedernales
Este/Sureste Ozama[11] Distrito Nacional
Santo Domingo
Higüamo[12] Hato Mayor
Monte Plata
San Pedro de Macorís
Yuma[13] El Seibo
La Romana
La Altagracia

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Los cambios territoriales a partir de la segunda mitad del siglo XX" (in Spanish). Educando. March 2007. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Marcano, José E. "División regional de la República Dominicana". Jmarcano.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Montero Sánchez, Juan A. "La división política del territorio dominicano, desde su constitución como Estado hasta 2013" (in Spanish). Observatorio Político Dominicano. Archived from the original on 12 January 2015. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Region Cibao Nordeste". Archived from the original on 2015-09-16. Retrieved 2009.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  5. ^ "Region Cibao Noroeste". Archived from the original on 2015-09-16. Retrieved 2009.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  6. ^ "Region Cibao Norte". Archived from the original on 2015-08-16. Retrieved 2009.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  7. ^ "Region Cibao Sur". Archived from the original on 2015-08-22. Retrieved 2009.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  8. ^ "Region Valdesia". Archived from the original on 2013-06-03. Retrieved 2009.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  9. ^ "Region El Valle". Archived from the original on 2014-05-18. Retrieved 2009.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  10. ^ "Region Enriquillo". Archived from the original on 2015-08-16. Retrieved 2009.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  11. ^ "Region Ozama". Archived from the original on 2013-08-17. Retrieved 2009.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  12. ^ "Region Higüamo". Archived from the original on 2013-06-03. Retrieved 2009.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  13. ^ "Region Del Yuma". Archived from the original on 2013-06-03. Retrieved 2009.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)