Sabana Larga, Elías Piña

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Sabana Larga
Municipal District
Sabana Larga is located in Dominican Republic
Sabana Larga
Coordinates: 18°56′38″N 71°39′26″W / 18.94389°N 71.65722°W / 18.94389; -71.65722Coordinates: 18°56′38″N 71°39′26″W / 18.94389°N 71.65722°W / 18.94389; -71.65722
Country  Dominican Republic
Province Elías Piña
Municipality Comendador
Municipal District since
2004
Area[1]
 • Total 101.1 km2 (39.0 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 327 m (1,073 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 2,056
 • Density 20.336/km2 (52.67/sq mi)
 • Urban 527
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) AST (UTC-4)

Sabana Larga (in English, "Long Savanna") is a Dominican municipal district of Comendador in the Elías Piña Province near the border with Haiti.

Population[change | change source]

The municipality had, in 2010, a total population of 2,056: 1,127 men and 929 women. The urban population was 25.6% of the total population.[1]

History[change | change source]

Sabana Larga was made a municipal district of Comendador by the law 18 of 20 January 2004;[3] a municipal district is a part of a municipality that has its own government.

Geography[change | change source]

Sabana Larga is to the northeast of the city of Comendador, on the northern side of the Macasías river, the main left tributary of the Artibonite river.

Economy[change | change source]

The main economic activity of Sabana Larga 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 13 October 2016.
  2. "Provincia de Elías Piña". Geonames.org. http://www.geonames.org/3507269/provincia%20de%20elias%20pina.html. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  3. Féliz, Werner D. (2004) (in Spanish). División Político-Territorial Dominicana 1944-2004. Santo Domingo: CONAU.