El Llano, Elías Piña

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El Llano
Municipality
El Llano, Elías Piña is located in Dominican Republic
El Llano
Coordinates: 18°51′10″N 71°37′52″W / 18.85278°N 71.63111°W / 18.85278; -71.63111Coordinates: 18°51′10″N 71°37′52″W / 18.85278°N 71.63111°W / 18.85278; -71.63111
Country  Dominican Republic
Province Elías Piña
Municipal Districts 1
Municipality since 1974
Area[1]
 • Total 104.49 km2 (40.34 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 8,344
 • Density 80/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Urban 3,584
  Including population of Guanito.
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) AST (UTC-4)

El Llano (in English, The Plain) is a Dominican municipality in the Elías Piña Province. It has a total area of 104.49 km².

Population[change | edit source]

The municipality had, in 2010, a total population of 8,344: 4,394 men and 3,950 women. The urban population was 42.95% of the total population. In this numbers are included the population of the municipal district Guanito. The population of El Llano without its municipal district was 4,193.[2]

History[change | edit source]

El Llano was elevated to the category of municipality by the law 687 of 2 July 1974. Before that date, it was part of Comendador.[3]

Economy[change | edit source]

The main economic activity of the municipality is agriculture, and rice is the main crop.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  2. 2.0 2.1 Oficina Nacional de Estadística. "IX Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda. Informe Básico" (in Spanish) (PDF). http://censo2010.one.gob.do/resultados/Resumen_resultados_generales_censo_2010.pdf. Retrieved 2013-1-29.
  3. Féliz, Werner D. (2004) (in Spanish). División político-territorial dominicana 1944-2004. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: CONAU. pp. 145. ISBN 999349391-0.