San José de Ocoa Province

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San José de Ocoa (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsaŋ xoˈse ðe oˈko.a]) is a province of the Dominican Republic, and also the name of the province's capital city.[1] It was split from Peravia on January 1, 2000. Published statistics and maps generally include this province in the old, larger, Peravia.

San José de Ocoa
Coat of arms of San José de Ocoa
Coat of arms
Location of the San José de Ocoa Province
Location of the San José de Ocoa Province
Coordinates: 18°32′38″N 70°30′28″W / 18.54389°N 70.50778°W / 18.54389; -70.50778
Country Dominican Republic
Province since2000
CapitalSan José de Ocoa
Government
 • TypeSubdivisions
 • Body3 municipalities
3 municipal districts
 • Congresspersons1 Senator
2 Deputies
Area
 • Total855.40 km2 (330.27 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Area code1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2DO-31
Postal Code93000
Municipalities of the Province.

Municipalities and municipal districtsEdit

The province as of June 20, 2006 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
Rancho Arriba 12,586 3,985 8,601
Sabana Larga 12,698 7,693 5,005
San José de Ocoa 57,174 42,281 14,893
San José de Ocoa province 82,458 53,959 28,499

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gwillim Law - Statoids. "Provinces of the Dominican Republic". Retrieved 2007-05-26.
  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: multiple names: authors list (link)
  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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