List of cities in the Dominican Republic

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Cities in the Dominican Republic, in accordance with the definition of urban population for purposes of the 2002 census,[1] are the urban centers and seats (cabeceras literally heads) of municipalities (municipios singular municipio), the second level political and administrative subdivisions of the country, or of municipal districts (distritos municipales) within them.

Santo Domingo[edit]

Santo Domingo may refer to Santo Domingo de Guzmán, the sole municipality of the Distrito Nacional, or the metropolitan area of Santo Domingo spread over several municipalities, which as such is not an administrative or political entity. The 2002 census does not give data for metropolitan areas. Sources give different figures for the metropolitan areas population as of 2002 ranging from 1,887,586[2] to 2,054,516[3] or 1,840,000 (2000).[4] As the law about the creation of the Santo Domingo province, split from the Distrito Nacional in 2001, does refer to the cities of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, Santo Domingo Este, Santo Domingo Norte and Santo Domingo Oeste as former parts of the city of Santo Domingo for comparison the aggregated population of this cities is given as Santo Domingo (metropolitan) in the following table.[5][6]

Cities with population figures[edit]

The following is a table of cities with more than 90,000 inhabitants in the Dominican Republic. Population figures are as of the 2010 census.


Map[edit]

Map of the Dominican Republic

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oficina Nacional de Estadística. "Resultados Definitivos VIII Censo Poplación y Vivienda 2002 Resultados Generales Vol I" (in Spanish). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 9, 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-24. 
  2. ^ Thomas Brinkhoff - Citypopulation.de. "Dominican Republic - City Population". Retrieved 2007-03-08. 
  3. ^ Stefan Helders - World Gazetteer. "Dominican Republic: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". Archived from the original on November 10, 2006. Retrieved 2007-03-08. 
  4. ^ United Nations Population Division. "World Urbanization Prospects - The 2005 Revision Population Database". Archived from the original on March 10, 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-08. 
  5. ^ EL CONGRESO NACIONAL. "Ley No. 163-01 que crea la provincia de Santo Domingo, y modifica los Artículos 1 y 2 de la Ley No. 5220, sobre División Territorial de la República Dominicana." (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-05-18. Retrieved 2007-03-08. 
  6. ^ Oficina Nacional de Estadística. "MAPA POLITICO ADMINISTRATIVO DE LA PROVINCIA SANTO DOMINGO" (in Spanish). Archived from the original (PDF) on September 27, 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-10. 
  7. ^ "Expansión Urbana de las ciudades capitales de RD: 1988-2010" (in Spanish). Santo Domingo: Oficina Nacional de Estadística. 1 May 2015. ISBN 978-9945-8984-3-9. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 

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