Azua Province

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Azua
Province
Country Dominican Republic
CapitalAzua de Compostela
 - elevation83 m (272 ft)
 - coordinates18°27′36″N 70°44′24″W / 18.46000°N 70.74000°W / 18.46000; -70.74000
Area2,531.77 km2 (978 sq mi)
Population214,311 (2010) [1]
Density85 / km2 (220 / sq mi)
Province since1844
GovernorLuis Antonio Vargas Ramírez
Subdivisions10 municipalities
22 municipal districts
Congresspersons1 Senator
4 Deputies
TimezoneEST (UTC-4)
Area code1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2DO-02
Postal Code71000
Location of the Azua Province
 
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Coordinates: 18°27′36″N 70°44′24″W / 18.46000°N 70.74000°W / 18.46000; -70.74000
Azua
Province
Country Dominican Republic
CapitalAzua de Compostela
 - elevation83 m (272 ft)
 - coordinates18°27′36″N 70°44′24″W / 18.46000°N 70.74000°W / 18.46000; -70.74000
Area2,531.77 km2 (978 sq mi)
Population214,311 (2010) [1]
Density85 / km2 (220 / sq mi)
Province since1844
GovernorLuis Antonio Vargas Ramírez
Subdivisions10 municipalities
22 municipal districts
Congresspersons1 Senator
4 Deputies
TimezoneEST (UTC-4)
Area code1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2DO-02
Postal Code71000
Location of the Azua Province

Azua (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈaswa]) is a province of the Dominican Republic.

Municipalities and municipal districts[edit]

The province as of June 20, 2006 is divided into the following municipalities (municipios) and municipal districts (distrito municipal - D.M.) within them:[2]

Population[edit]

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]

NameTotal population[4]Urban population[4]Rural population[4]
Azua128,26492,58535,679
Estebanía10,1544,1895,965
Guayabal3,9651,0472,918
Las Charcas9,2542,5546,700
Las Yayas de Viajama7,1421,5855,557
Padre Las Casas40,54526,85313,692
Peralta8,5964,2154,381
Pueblo Viejo8,2514,3813,870
Sabana Yegua26,5521,04525,507
Tábara Arriba14,2581,05813,200
Azua province256,981139,512117,469

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IX Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2010." (PDF) (in Spanish). Oficina Nacional de Estadística. June 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2013. 
  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 14 March 2007. Retrieved 24 January 2007. 
  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. 
  4. ^ a b c 2012 Census

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