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 (2010).[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
(2010)
Area
(km²)
Density
090000 Espaillat 231,938 843.0 275.1
180000 Puerto Plata 321,597 1,805.6 178.1
250000 Santiago 963,422 2,806.3 343.3
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
(2010)
Area
(km²)
Density
130000 La Vega 394,205 2,292.5 172.0
240000 Sánchez Ramírez 151,392 1,185.8 127.7
280000 Monseñor Nouel 165,224 992.0 166.6
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
(2010)
Area
(km²)
Density
060000 Duarte 289,574 1,649.5 175.6
140000 María Trinidad Sánchez 140,925 1,206.5 116.8
190000 Hermanas Mirabal 92,193 427.4 215.7
200000 Samaná 101,494 862.8 117.6
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
(2010)
Area
(km²)
Density
050000 Dajabón 63,955 1,021.3 62.6
150000 Monte Cristi 109,607 1,885.8 58.1
260000 Santiago Rodríguez 57,476 1,147.5 50.1
270000 Valverde 163,030 823.0 198.1
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
(2010)
Area
(km²)
Density
020000 Azua 214,311 2,682.5 79.9
170000 Peravia 184,344 785.2 234.8
210000 San Cristóbal 569,930 1,240.6 459.4
310000 San José de Ocoa 59,544 853.4 69.8
Total of the Region 1,028,129 5,561.7 184.9

Region VI: Enriquillo[change | change source]

Region VI: Enriquillo
Code Province Population
(2010)
Area
(km²)
Density
030000 Baoruco 97,313 1,284.9 75.7
040000 Barahona 187,105 1,660.2 112.7
100000 Independencia 52,589 2,007.4 26.2
160000 Pedernales 31,587 2,080.5 15.2
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
(2010)
Area
(km²)
Density
070000 Elías Piña 63,029 1,395.5 45.2
220000 San Juan 232,333 3,363.8 69.1
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
(2010)
Area
(km²)
Density
080000 El Seibo 87,680 1,788.4 49.0
110000 La Altagracia 273,210 2,998.4 91.1
120000 La Romana 245,433 652.1 376.4
Total of the Region 606,323 5,438.9 111.5

Region IX: Higuamo[change | change source]

Region IX: Higuamo
Code Province Population
(2010)
Area
(km²)
Density
230000 San Pedro de Macorís 290,458 1,254.3 231.6
290000 Monte Plata 185,956 2,601.6 71.5
300000 Hato Mayor 85,017 1,319.3 64.4
Total of the Region 561,431 5,175.2 108.5

Region X: Ozama[change | change source]

Region X: Ozama
Code Province Population
(2010)
Area
(km²)
Density
010000 Distrito Nacional 965,040 91.6 10,535.4
320000 Santo Domingo 2,374,370 1,302.2 1,823.4
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" (PDF) (in Spanish). Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE). May 2012. p. 14. Retrieved 26 October 2016. 
  2. "IX Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2010" (PDF) (in Spanish). Oficina Nacional de Estadística. June 2012. Retrieved 14 September 2014.