Development regions of the Dominican Republic

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The development regions of the Dominican Republic are groups of provinces made only for planning purposes and without any administrative function. They were created on 30 June 2004.[1]

There are 10 development regions in three groups:

The population data in the following tables are from the last national census (2014).[2]

Cibao[change | change source]

The Cibao is one of the tradicional division of the country; it corresponds with the northern half of the country.

Region I: Cibao Norte[change | change source]

Region I: Cibao Norte
Code Province Population
(2014)
Area
(km²)
Density
090000 Espaillat 333,401 843.0 395.5
180000 Puerto Plata 470,839 1,805.6 260.8
250000 Santiago 1,503,362 2,806.3 535.7
Total of the Region 1,516,957 5,454.9 278.1

Region II: Cibao Sur[change | change source]

Region II: Cibao Sur
Code Province Population
(2014)
Area
(km²)
Density
130000 La Vega 447,905 2,292.5 195.4
240000 Sánchez Ramírez 248,807 1,185.8 209.8
280000 Monseñor Nouel 203,183 992.0 204.8
Total of the Region 710,821 4,470.3 159.0

Region III: Cibao Nordeste[change | change source]

Region III: Cibao Nordeste
Code Province Population
(2014)
Area
(km²)
Density
060000 Duarte 338,649 1,649.5 205.3
140000 María Trinidad Sánchez 195,886 1,206.5 162.4
190000 Hermanas Mirabal 121,887 427.4 285.2
200000 Samaná 139,707 862.8 161.9
Total of the Region 624,186 4,125.5 151.3

Region IV: Cibao Noroeste[change | change source]

Region IV: Cibao Noroeste
Code Province Population
(2014)
Area
(km²)
Density
050000 Dajabón 87,274 1,021.3 85.5
150000 Monte Cristi 150,833 1,885.8 80.0
260000 Santiago Rodríguez 99,044 1,147.5 86.3
270000 Valverde 217,026 823.0 263.7
Total of the Region 394,068 4,877.6 80.8

Suroeste[change | change source]

Region V: Valdesia[change | change source]

Region V: Valdesia
Code Province Population
(2014)
Area
(km²)
Density
020000 Azua 298,246 2,682.5 111.2
170000 Peravia 217,241 785.2 276.7
210000 San Cristóbal 640,066 1,240.6 515.9
310000 San José de Ocoa 97,640 853.4 114.4
Total of the Region 1,028,129 5,561.7 184.9

Region VI: Enriquillo[change | change source]

Region VI: Enriquillo
Code Province Population
(2014)
Area
(km²)
Density
030000 Baoruco 111,269 1,284.9 86.6
040000 Barahona 232,818 1,660.2 140.2
100000 Independencia 74,583 2,007.4 37.2
160000 Pedernales 52,165 2,080.5 25.1
Total of the Region 368,594 7,033.0 52.4

Region VII: El Valle[change | change source]

Region VII: El Valle
Code Province Population
(2014)
Area
(km²)
Density
070000 Elías Piña 84,632 1,395.5 60.6
220000 San Juan 317,293 3,363.8 94.3
Total of the Region 295,362 4,759.3 77.4

Sureste[change | change source]

Region VIII: Yuma[change | change source]

Region VIII: Yuma
Code Province Population
(2014)
Area
(km²)
Density
080000 El Seibo 110,212 1,788.4 61.6
110000 La Altagracia 372,289 2,998.4 124.2
120000 La Romana 344,580 652.1 528.4
Total of the Region 606,323 5,438.9 111.5

Region IX: Higuamo[change | change source]

Region IX: Higuamo
Code Province Population
(2014)
Area
(km²)
Density
230000 San Pedro de Macorís 392,911 1,254.3 313.3
290000 Monte Plata 222,641 2,601.6 85.6
300000 Hato Mayor 103,032 1,319.3 78.1
Total of the Region 561,431 5,175.2 108.5

Region X: Ozama[change | change source]

Region X: Ozama
Code Province Population
(2014)
Area
(km²)
Density
010000 Distrito Nacional 1,402,749 91.6 15,313.9
320000 Santo Domingo 3,263,053 1,302.2 2,505.8
Total of the Region 3,339,410 1,393.8 2,395.9

Map[change | change source]

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References[change | change source]

  1. "División Territorial 2012" (in Spanish). Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE). May 2012. p. 14. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 July 2017. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  2. 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.