Santo Domingo Province


Santo Domingo Province

Infobox Province Dominican Republic
Name = Santo Domingo


coat-of-arms = COA Of Santo Domingo Province.jpg
demonym = Santodominguenses/Capitaleños


established_date = 2001
Capital = Santo Domingo Este
capital_population = 624,704
capital_coor = 18_29_N_69_54_W_ 18° 29′ S 69° 54′ O
largest city = Santo Domingo Norte
largest city population = 701,847
Area = 1,296.35
area_rank = 16
area_percentage = 2.7
Population = 2,004,351
population_rank = 2
population_date = 2008
population_percentage = 21.2
governor = Eladio Martínez
Density = 1,402.2
ISO = 32
deputies = 36
municipalities = 7
districts = 8
website =

Santo Domingo is a province of the Dominican Republic. It was split from the Distrito Nacional on October 16, 2001. [cite web |url=http://www.informejudicial.com/leyes/Division%20Territorial/Ley%20163-01,%20crea%20Provincia%20Santo%20Domingo%20y%20Modifica%20Articulos%201%20y%202%20Ley%205220.htm|title=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.|author=EL CONGRESO NACIONAL|language=Spanish|accessdate=2007-03-08]

Municipalities and municipal districts

As of June 20, 2006, the province is divided into the following municipalities ("municipios") and municipal districts ("distrito municipal" - D. M.) within them: [cite web |url=http://www.one.gob.do/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=113|title=Listado de Codigos de Provincias, Municipio y Distritos Municipales, Actualizada a Junio 20 del 2006|author=Oficina Nacional de Estadistica, Departamento de Cartografia, Division de Limites y Linderos|language=Spanish|accessdate=2007-01-24]

*Boca Chica
**La Caleta (D.M.)
*Los Alcarrizos
**Palmarejo-Villa Linda (D.M.)
**Pantoja (D.M.)
*Pedro Brand
**La Cuaba (D.M.)
**La Guáyiga (D.M.)
*San Antonio de Guerra
**Hato Viejo (D.M.)
*Santo Domingo Este
**San Luis (D.M.)
*Santo Domingo Norte
**La Victoria (D.M.)
*Santo Domingo Oeste

The following is a sortable table of the municipalities and municipal districts with population figures as of the 2008 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. [cite web |url=http://one.gob.do/censo/volumen_I_pdf.zip
format = PDF|title=VIII Censo 2002 Poplación y Vivienda|author=Oficina Nacional de Estadística|language=Spanish|accessdate=2007-01-24
]

For comparison with the municipalities and municipal districts of other provinces see the list of municipalities and municipal districts of the Dominican Republic.

References

External links

* [http://www.one.gob.do/ Oficina Nacional de Estadística, Statistics Portal of the Dominican Republic]
* [http://www.one.gob.do/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=114 Oficina Nacional de Estadística, Maps with administrative division of the provinces of the Dominican Republic] , downloadable in PDF format


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