Monte Cristi Province

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Monte Cristi
Province
Coastline of Monte Cristi
Coastline of Monte Cristi
Flag of Monte Cristi
Flag
Coat of arms of Monte Cristi
Coat of arms
Location of the Monte Cristi Province
Location of the Monte Cristi Province
Country Dominican Republic
Province since1879
CapitalSan Fernando de Monte Cristi
Government
 • TypeSubdivisions
 • Body6 municipalities
4 municipal districts
 • Congresspersons1 Senator
2 Deputies
Area
 • Total1,924.35 km2 (743.00 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total150,833
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
Area code1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2DO-15
Postal Code62000

Monte Cristi (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmonte ˈkɾisti]) is a province in the northwest of the Dominican Republic. The capital city is San Fernando de Monte Cristi (usually simply Monte Cristi). The spelling Montecristi is also seen.

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.) in them:[1]

The following is a sortable table of the municipalities and municipal districts with population figures as of the 2012 census. 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: sections) and neighborhoods (parajes: stops) outside of them.[2]

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Castañuela 14,878 4,005 10,873
Guayubín 32,586 5,899 26,687
Las Matas de Santa Cruz 18,756 9,515 9,241
Pepillo Salcedo 11,588 4,983 6,605
San Fernando de Monte Cristi 42,657 26,868 15,789
Villa Vásquez 15,245 12,191 3,054
Monte Cristi province 135,710 63,461 72,249

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. ^ 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). Archived from the original on 2007-03-14. Retrieved 2007-01-24.
  2. ^ 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.[permanent dead link]

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