Villa Los Almácigos
|Villa Los Almácigos
|• Total||207.2 km2 (80.0 sq mi)|
|Elevation||211 m (692 ft)|
|• Density||53.972/km2 (139.79/sq mi)|
|Time zone||AST (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||AST (UTC-4)|
|Distance||11 km (6.8 mi) to Sabaneta|
History[change | change source]
On 6 March 1863, there was a meeting in this town of the leaders of the Restoration War against Spain. The Dominicans had lost the first battles and in this meeting they decided to stop the fight for a moment and they went to Haiti to prepare for the next battles.
Population[change | change source]
The municipality had, in 2010, a total population of 11,183: 6,069 men and 5,684 women. The urban population was 35.5% of the total population.
Geography[change | change source]
Villa Los Almácigos is on the northern side of the Cordillera Central ("Central mountain range") and has a total area of 207.2 km2 (80 sq mi), about 18.1% of the total area of the province of Santiago Rodríguez. The city is an elevation of 211 m (692 ft), and at 11 km (6.8 mi) to the west of Sabaneta, the capital of the province.
It does not have any municipal district (a municipal district is a subdivision of a municipality).
Economy[change | change source]
The main economic activity of the municipality is farming.
References[change | change source]
- "IX Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda 2010." (in Spanish) (PDF). Oficina Nacional de Estadística. June 2012. http://censo2010.one.gob.do/volumenes_censo_2010/vol1.pdf. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
- "Sabaneta". Geonames.org. http://www.geonames.org/3493383/sabaneta.html. Retrieved 6 December 2016.
- "División Territorial 2015" (in Spanish) (PDF). Oficina Nacional de Estadística (ONE). October 2015. http://www.one.gob.do/Multimedia/Download?ObjId=6159. Retrieved 6 December 2016.