Baoruco Province


Baoruco Province

Infobox Province Dominican Republic
Name = Baoruco





coat-of-arms = COA Of Baoruco.jpg
demonym = Neybero
established_date = 1943
Capital = Neiba
capital_population = 68,701
capital_coor = 18_28_N_71_25_W_ 18° 28′ S 71° 25′ O
largest city = Neiba
largest city population = 68,701
Area = 1,282.23
area_rank = 17
area_percentage = 2.6
Population = 142,130
population_rank = 27
population_date = 2008
population_percentage = 1.1
Density = 71.3
governor = Manuel Antonio Paula
ISO = 03
deputies = 2
municipalities = 5
districts = 5
website =

Baoruco, alternatively spelt Bahoruco, is a province of the Dominican Republic. Before 1952 it included what is now Independencia Province.

Important features are the Baoruco Mountain Range and Lake Enriquillo.

Municipalities and municipal districts

The province is divided into the following municipalities ("municipios") and municipal districts ("distrito municipal" - D.M.) within them: [cite web |url=http://www.one.gob.do/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=113|title=Listado de Codigos de Provincias, Municipio y Distritos Municipales, Actualizada a Junio 20 del 2006|author=Oficina Nacional de Estadistica, Departamento de Cartografia, Division de Limites y Linderos|language=Spanish|accessdate=2007-01-24]
*Galván
*Los Ríos
**Las Clavellinas (D.M.)
*Neyba
**El Palmar (D.M.)
*Tamayo
**Cabeza de Toro (D.M.)
**Montserrat (D.M.)
**Santana (D.M.)
**Uvilla (D.M.)
*Villa Jaragua

The following is a sortable table of the municipalities and municipal districts with population figures from 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. [cite web |url=http://one.gob.do/censo/volumen_I_pdf.zip
format = PDF|title=VIII Censo 2002 Poplación y Vivienda|author=Oficina Nacional de Estadística|language=Spanish|accessdate=2007-01-24
]

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

References

External links

* [http://www2.unesco.org/mab/br/brdir/directory/biores.asp?code=DOM+01&mode=all Jaragua-Bahoruca-Enriquillo Reserve]
* [http://www.one.gob.do/ Oficina Nacional de Estadística, Statistics Portal of the Dominican Republic]
* [http://www.one.gob.do/index.php?option=com_docman&task=cat_view&gid=114 Oficina Nacional de Estadística, Maps with administrative division of the provinces of the Dominican Republic] , downloadable in PDF format


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