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)
Population298,246 (2014) [1]
Density118 / km2 (306 / 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)
Population298,246 (2014) [1]
Density118 / km2 (306 / 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 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]

NameTotal populationUrban populationRural population
Azua de Compostela125,48788,49336,994
Estebanía8,5224,4074,115
Guayabal6,8553,4643,391
Las Charcas12,8236,1736,650
Padre Las Casas42,32121,96520,356
Peralta17,2525,73111,521
Pueblo Viejo13,5223,8259,697
Sabana Yegua24,0516,94417,107
Tábara Arriba25,21212,64412,568
Yayas de Viajama22,20115,7616,440
Azua province298,246169,407128,839

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. ^ 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 14 March 2007. Retrieved 24 January 2007. 
  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. 

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