El Llano, Dominican Republic

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El Llano
Municipality
El Llano is located in the Dominican Republic
El Llano
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
CountryDominican Republic
ProvinceElías Piña
Municipality since
1974
Municipal DistrictGuanito
Area
 • Total17.1 km2 (6.6 sq mi)
Elevation
554 m (1,818 ft)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total4,193
 • Density250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (AST)
Distance:36 km (22 mi) to Comendador

El Llano (The Plain) is a Dominican municipality in the Elías Piña province.

Population[change | change source]

The municipality had, in 2010, a total population of 4,193: 2,161 men and 2,032 women. The urban population was 66% of the total population.[1]

History[change | change source]

El Llano became a municipality by the law 687 of 2 July 1974. Before that date, it was part of Comendador.[2]

Geography[change | change source]

El Llano has an area of 17.1 km2 (6.6 sq mi). It is to the east of Comendador, next to the San Juan province.

Administrative division[change | change source]

The municipality of El Llano has only one municipal district;[1] this is:

Municipal district of El Llano
Code Municipal district Population
(2010)
Area
(km2)
Density
070302 Guanito 4,151 82.8 50.1

Economy[change | change source]

The main economic activity of the municipality is farming. The main crop is rice.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "IX Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda. Informe Básico" (PDF) (in Spanish). Oficina Nacional de Estadística. June 2012. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  2. Féliz, Werner D. (2004). División político-territorial dominicana 1944-2004 (in Spanish). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: CONAU. p. 145. ISBN 999349391-0.