María Trinidad Sánchez Province

María Trinidad Sánchez
Province
Country  Dominican Republic
Capital Nagua
 - elevation 3 m (10 ft)
 - coordinates 19°22′48″N 69°51′0″W / 19.38°N 69.85°W / 19.38; -69.85
Area 1,271.71 km2 (491 sq mi)
Population 201,741 (2002)
Density 106.7 / km2 (276 / sq mi)
Province since 1959
Subdivisions 4 municipalities
5 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
3 Deputies
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
Area code 1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2 DO-14
Postal Code 33000
Location of the María Trinidad Sánchez Province

María Trinidad Sánchez (Spanish pronunciation: [maˈɾi.a tɾiniˈðað ˈsantʃeθ]) is a province of the Dominican Republic. It was split from Samaná in 1959. The name commemorates a disginguished female soldier in the wars of independence. María Trinidad Sánchez was the first woman incarcerated and executed by Pedro Santana, a Dominican annexionist president.

Municipalities and municipal districts

The province as of June 20 3003 is divided into the following municipalities (municipios) and municipal districts (distrito municipal - D.M.) within them:[1]

The following is a sortable table of the municipalities and municipal districts with population figures as of the 2008 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.[2]

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Cabrera &1000000000002598400000025,984 &1000000000001689800000016,898 &100000000000090860000009,086
El Factor &1000000000003289700000032,897 &1000000000001748900000017,489 &1000000000001540800000015,408
Río San Juan &1000000000004483300000044,833 &1000000000002614300000026,143 &1000000000001869000000018,690
Nagua &1000000000009802700000098,027 &1000000000006701200000067,012 &1000000000003101500000031,015
María Trinidad Sánchez province &10000000000201741000000201,741 &10000000000127542000000127,542 &1000000000007419900000074,199

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

References

  1. ^ 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). http://www.one.gob.do/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=113. Retrieved 2007-01-24. 
  2. ^ Oficina Nacional de Estadística. "VIII Censo 2002 Población y Vivienda" (in Spanish) (PDF). http://one.gob.do/censo/volumen_I_pdf.zip. Retrieved 2007-01-24. 

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