DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

historical demographical data of the administrative division


PROVINCIAcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie2002pe2000c1993c1993c1993e19901981e1977c1970c1970e1960e1944e1939c1935c1921e1912e1887e1880codecodecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:SHEWSHCA,TBBBMWHCGLSYGLGLEBEBEBAGAGAGAGISOFIPS
AzuaAzua (de Compostela)2532978248,7243,2199,7199,7194,0195,4142,897,091,591,574,077,268,5158,9100,666,036,036,0AZAZDR01scestablished 1845
BahorucoNeiba1283495130,7124,6105,2105,2101,687,478,680,066,666,653,065,4BRBRDR02wccreated in 1943 from part of BarahonaBaoruco
Barahona(Santa Cruz de) Barahona1739671203,6179,9164,8164,8157,6152,4137,2142,5112,9112,980,061,5102,995,348,228,012,09,0BHBHDR03swestablished 1888
DajabónDajabón102139484,778,068,668,663,964,157,762,550,850,842,036,233,5DBDADR04nwcreated in 1938 from part of Monte CristiLibertador
DuarteSan Francisco de Macorís1605620341,8318,2281,9281,9272,0261,7235,5237,0200,8200,8162,0148,7123,7120,977,653,0DTDUDR06ncestablished 1936Pacificador
El Seíbo(Santa Cruz de) El Seíbo1786690119,1105,496,896,894,297,6157,9140,0132,8132,8122,0174,5149,4134,858,451,040,032,0SBSEDR28eestablished 1845Seibo, El Seybo
EspaillatMoca838323250,3228,2202,4202,4198,4182,2164,0147,0139,6139,6126,0108,394,481,451,053,0EPESDR08nccreated in 1885 from part of La VegaMoca
Hato MayorHato Mayor (del Rey)132951398,687,680,180,176,777,8HMHMDR29ecsplit from El Seibo in 1992
IndependenciaJimaní200877548,441,839,539,538,143,138,836,032,632,628,0IDINDR09swcreated in 1949 from part of Bahoruco
La Altagracia(Salvaleón de) Higüey30101162142,6128,6115,7115,7112,3111,2100,1101,087,287,270,0AGALDR10ecreated in 1944 from part of El Seíbo
Elías PiñaComendador142455079,166,364,464,650,372,765,465,053,253,244,036,0EPEPDR11wcreated in 1942 from part of Benefactor/San JuanLa Estrelleta, San Rafael
La RomanaLa Romana654252208,2213,6166,6166,6158,0169,2109,878,057,057,037,0RMRODR12sesplit from La Altagracia ca 1968
La Vega(Concepción de) La Vega2286883424,8390,3344,7344,7334,8303,0385,0348,0293,7293,7234,0221,6187,4166,4105,883,064,064,0VGVEDR30cestablished 1845
María Trinidad Sánchez(Trinidad Sánchez) Nagua1271491153,7142,0125,0125,0122,1125,1112,699,097,097,090,0TSMTDR14nesplit from Samaná ca 1963Trinidad Sánchez Nagua
Monseñor NouelBonao992383188,2174,9149,3149,3146,2124,8MNMNDR31csplit from La Vega ca 1992
Monte Cristi(San Fernando de) Monte Cristi1925743117,9103,795,795,794,392,783,477,069,369,360,061,765,987,067,136,020,012,0MCMCDR15nwestablished 1879Montecristi
Monte PlataMonte Plata26331017207,4174,1167,1167,1162,4174,8MPMPDR32ecsplit from San Cristóbal in 1938, merged back 1950 and split again ca 1992Monseñor Meriño, Monseñor de Meriño
PedernalesPedernales207780222,219,718,118,115,818,917,016,512,512,59,0PNPNDR16swsplit from Barahona ca 1963
PeravíaBaní1648636249,4113,3201,9201,9199,4186,8168,1148,0127,6127,6108,078,858,8PRPRDR17scsplit from Azua in 1944Trujillo Valdés, Trujillo Valdez, José Trujillo Valdez
Puerto Plata(San Felipe de) Puerto Plata1857717323,9302,8261,5261,5254,8229,7206,8210,0185,8185,8164,0143,8121,5103,059,049,030,018,0PPPPDR18nwestablished 1875
SalcedoSalcedo440170124,7106,5101,8101,899,9110,299,296,089,889,879,0SLSCDR19ncsplit from Espaillat ca 1955
Samaná(Santa Bárbara de) Samaná85433092,782,175,375,373,073,065,762,053,953,943,030,328,024,616,912,014,07,0SMSMDR20neformed 1908 from part of El Seíbo
San CristóbalSan Cristóbal1265488522,4519,9420,8420,8408,9320,9446,1390,0324,4324,4252,0139,9114,2159,1SCCRDR33ecTrujillo
San José de Ocoa110,0
San JuanSan Juan (de la Maguana)35711379309,9265,6252,6252,6246,8266,6240,0226,0191,1191,1152,097,5114,7SJJUDR23wcformed 1938 from part of AzuaBenefactor
San Pedro de MacorísSan Pedro de Macorís1255485264,3260,6212,4212,4212,7197,9152,9145,0105,5105,570,092,075,059,443,624,0SPPMDR24seestablished 1908
Sánchez RamírezCotuí1196462202,3194,3163,2163,2158,1140,6126,6119,0106,2106,290,0SZSZDR21cesplit from Duarte ca 1955
SantiagoSantiago (de los Caballeros)28361095881,4836,6710,8710,8689,8704,8550,4479,0386,3386,3292,0259,6217,9194,5122,8104,0152,052,0STSTDR25nwestablished 1845
Santiago Rodríguez(San Ignacio de) Sabaneta111242976,565,962,162,159,961,655,453,050,050,041,0SRSRDR26nwsplit from Monte Cristi ca 1955
Santo DomingoSanto Domingo14015412732,32677,12193,02193,02138,32411,91550,71400,01103,4817,1465,0136,799,394,0146,4165,590,070,0SDDNDR05scformed 1935 out of former Santo Domingo provinceDistrito Nacional
ValverdeMao823318190,4199,0152,3152,3145,9111,5100,389,076,676,660,0VVVADR27nwsplit from Santiago ca 1963
TOTAL:Santo Domingo48671187929040,28553,77293,37293,47080,07169,85648,05143,54297,94011,63047,01969,81655,01479,4897,4724,5458,0300,0

Particulars:
Source MW: "By permission. From Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary. Third Edition cop. 1997 by Merriam-Webster, Incorporated."
The constant changes in provincial boundaries cause some uncertainties in the data.
File created on 2000-05-21; revised on 2002-08-02; and last modified on 2003-09-02 by Jan Lahmeyer

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