Juan Santiago, Elías Piña

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Juan Santiago
Municipality
Juan Santiago 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
Municipality since 2005
Area[1]
 • Total 102.2 km2 (39.5 sq mi)
Elevation 807 m (2,648 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 4,360
 • Density 42.66/km2 (110.49/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.

Population[change | change source]

The municipality had, in 2010, a total population of 4,360: 2,394 men and 1,966 women. The urban population was 35.9% of the total population.[1]

History[change | change source]

Juan Santiago became a municipal district of Comendador by the law 916 of 12 August 1978.[2] Then, in 2005, it became a municipality of the Elías Piña province.

Geography[change | change source]

Juan Santiago has an area of 102.2 km2 (39.5 sq mi). 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.

Economy[change | change source]

The main economic activity of the municipality is farming.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "IX Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda. Informe Básico" (in Spanish) (PDF). Oficina Nacional de Estadística. June 2012. http://censo2010.one.gob.do/resultados/Resumen_resultados_generales_censo_2010.pdf. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  2. Féliz, Werner D. (2004) (in Spanish). División político-territorial dominicana 1944-2004. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: CONAU. pp. 145. ISBN 999349391-0.