Juan Santiago, Elías Piña

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Juan Santiago
Municipality
Juan Santiago, Elías Piña is located in Dominican Republic
Juan Santiago
Coordinates: 18°42′0″N 71°34′48″W / 18.7°N 71.58°W / 18.7; -71.58Coordinates: 18°42′0″N 71°34′48″W / 18.7°N 71.58°W / 18.7; -71.58
Country  Dominican Republic
Province Elías Piña
Municipal Districts 0
Area[1]
 • Total 107.15 km2 (41.37 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 890 m (2,920 ft)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 4,360
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,565
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) AST (UTC-4)

Juan Santiago is a Dominican municipality in the Elías Piña Province. It has a total area of 107.15 km².

The limits of the municipality are the municipality of El Llano to the north, the San Juan province to the east, the Independencia province to the south and the municipality of Hondo Valle to the west.

Population[change | edit source]

The municipality had, in 2010, a total population of 4,491: 2,453 men and 2,038 women. The urban population was 34.85% of the total population.[3]

History[change | edit source]

Juan Santiago was elevated to the category of municipal district of Comendador by the law 916 of 12 August 1978. Then it was elevated to the category of municipality.

Economy[change | edit source]

The main economic activity of the municipality is agriculture.

References[change | edit source]

  1. Superficies a nivel de municipios, Oficina Nacional de Estadistica
  2. De la Fuente, Santiago (1976) (in Spanish). Geografía Dominicana. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Editora Colegial Quisqueyana.
  3. 3.0 3.1 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.