Baoruco Province

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Baoruco
Province
Flag of Baoruco
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Official seal of Baoruco
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Coordinates: 18°29′24″N 71°25′12″W / 18.49000°N 71.42000°W / 18.49000; -71.42000Coordinates: 18°29′24″N 71°25′12″W / 18.49000°N 71.42000°W / 18.49000; -71.42000
CountryDominican Republic
Province since1943
CapitalNeiba
Government
 • Congresspersons1 Senator
2 Deputies
Area
 • Total1,282.23 km2 (495.07 sq mi)
Population
(2014)[1]
 • Total111,269
 • Density87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
Area code(s)1-809, 1-829, 1-849
ISO 3166 codeDO-03

Baoruco, alternatively spelt Bahoruco (Spanish pronunciation: [baoˈɾuko]), is a province of the Dominican Republic. Before 1952 it included what is now Independencia Province.

Important features are the Sierra de Neiba mountain range and Lake Enriquillo.

Municipalities and municipal districts[edit]

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 2014 estimate. 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 them.The population figures are from the 2014 population estimate.[3]

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Galván 13,623 5,569 8,054
Los Ríos 7,023 2,585 4,438
Neiba 62,345 45,824 16,521
Tamayo 19,326 9,855 9,471
Ubilla 2,055[4]
Villa Jaragua 8,952 6,408 2,544
Baoruco province 111,269 70,241 41,028

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. ^ Consejo Nacional de Población y Familia. "Estamaciones y Proyecciones de la Población Dominicana por Regiones, Provincias, Municipios y Distritos Municipales, 2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2014-02-02.
  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). Archived from the original on 2007-03-14. Retrieved 2007-01-24.CS1 maint: Uses authors parameter (link)
  3. ^ Consejo Nacional de Población y Familia. "Estamaciones y Proyecciones de la Población Dominicana por Regiones, Provincias, Municipios y Distritos Municipales, 2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2014-02-02.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "World Gazeteer: Dominican Republic". Archived from the original on 2012-12-04. Retrieved 2018-12-02.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link) – World-Gazetteer.com

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