Santo Domingo Province

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Santo Domingo
Flag of Santo Domingo
Flag
Coat of arms of Santo Domingo
Coat of arms
Location of the Santo Domingo Province
Location of the Santo Domingo Province
Country Dominican Republic
Province since2001
CapitalSanto Domingo Este
Government
 • TypeSubdivisions
 • Body8 municipalities
7 municipal districts
 • Congresspersons1 Senator
36 Deputies
Area
 • Total1,296.35 km2 (500.52 sq mi)
Population
(2014)
 • Total3,263,053
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Area code1–809 1–829 1–849
ISO 3166-2DO-32
Postal Code10700 to 11999

Santo Domingo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsanto ðoˈmiŋɡo]) is a province of the Dominican Republic. It was split from the Distrito Nacional on October 16, 2001.[1]

Municipalities and municipal districts[edit]

As of June 20, 2006, the province is divided into the following municipalities (municipios) and municipal districts (distrito municipal – D. M.) within them:[2]

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 literally sections) and neighborhoods (Parajes literally places) outside of them.[3]

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Los Alcarrizos 263,861 181,175 82,686
Boca Chica 123,510 53,326 70,184
Pedro Brand 103,685 72,366 31,319
San Antonio de Guerra 102,586 59,631 42,955
San Luis[citation needed] 301,062 203,209 97,853
Santo Domingo Este 701,269 402,901 298,368
Santo Domingo Norte 705,983 589,047 116,936
Santo Domingo Oeste 693,255 557,999 135,256
Santo Domingo province 2,995,211 2,119,654 875,557

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. ^ 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 May 18, 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-08.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ 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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