Villa González

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Villa González, Dominican Republic
Villa González, Dominican Republic is located in the Dominican Republic
Villa González, Dominican Republic
Villa González, Dominican Republic
Villa González in the Dominican Republic
Coordinates: 19°31′48″N 70°46′48″W / 19.53000°N 70.78000°W / 19.53000; -70.78000
Country Dominican Republic
ProvinceSantiago
Townhood20 January 1915[1]
Cityhood1991
Area
 • Total101.50 km2 (39.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)[3]
 • Total72,365
 • Density710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Municipal Districts
2

Villa Gonzalez is a municipality (municipio) of the Santiago province in the Dominican Republic. Within the municipality there are two municipal districts (distritos municipal): El Limón and Palmar Arriba.[4]

Geography[edit]

The town is located 20 miles away from Santiago de los Caballeros.

Economy[edit]

The area produces some of the finest tobacco in the Dominican Republic.

Notable residents[edit]

Manuel Eduardo Belliard (Sept. 1, 1933 - Jul. 3, 2008) Founder of the Cooperativa de Tabaco del la Section las Lavas

References[edit]

  1. ^ Espinal Hernández, Edwin Rafael (31 January 2015). "Manuelico González: Gestor de Villa González" (in Spanish). Instituto Dominicano de Genealogía. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  2. ^ Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica Archived April 17, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Censo 2012 de Población y Vivienda, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  4. ^ 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 August 3, 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-24.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

Coordinates: 19°32′N 70°47′W / 19.533°N 70.783°W / 19.533; -70.783