El Seibo Province

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El Seibo
Flag of El Seibo
Flag
Coat of arms of El Seibo
Coat of arms
Location of the El Seibo Province
Location of the El Seibo Province
Country Dominican Republic
Province since1844
CapitalSanta Cruz de El Seibo
Government
 • TypeSubdivisions
 • Body2 municipalities
5 municipal districts
 • Congresspersons1 Senator
2 Deputies
Area
 • Total1,786.80 km2 (689.89 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total110,212
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
Area code1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2DO-08
Postal Code24000

El Seibo (Spanish pronunciation: [el ˈseiβo]), alternatively spelt El Seybo, is a province of the Dominican Republic. Before 1992 it included what is now Hato Mayor province.

Municipalities and municipal districts[edit]

The province as of June 20, 2006 is divided into the following municipalities (municipios) and municipal districts (distrito municipal - M.D.) within them:[1]


  1. Santa Cruz de El Seibo, head municipality of the province
    1. Pedro Sánchez (M.D.)
    2. San Francisco-Vicentillo (M.D.)
    3. Santa Lucía (M.D.)
  2. Miches
    1. El Cedro (M.D.)
    2. La Gina (M.D.)

The following is a sortable table of the municipalities and municipal districts with population figures as of the 2014 estimate. Urban population are those living in the seats (cabeceras literally heads) of municipalities or of municipal districts. Rural population are those living in the districts (Secciones literally sections) and neighborhoods (Parajes literally places) outside them.The population figures are from the 2014 population estimate.[2] For comparison with the municipalities and municipal districts of other provinces see the list of municipalities and municipal districts of the Dominican Republic.

Name Total population Urban population Rural population
Miches 23,141 2,041 21,100
Santa Cruz de El Seibo 87,071 72,551 14,520
El Seibo Province 110,212 74,592 35,620

For comparison with the municipalities and municipal districts of other provinces see the list of municipalities and municipal districts of the Dominican Republic.

Politics[edit]

In the 2006 elections, one senator and three deputies were elected for the province; the senator is Juan Roberto Rodríguez Hernández from the Dominican Revolutionary Party (PRD). The deputies are Kenia Milagros Mejía Mercedes of the Dominican Liberation Party (PLD), Juan Maldonado Castro (PRD), and Juan Roberto Rodríguez Hernández (PRD).

Notable People[edit]

  • Charytin singer and actress, born in the town of Santa Lucia.
  • Carlos Febles - baseball player and coach
  • Juancito - El hijo de Vive legenda viviente.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oficina Nacional de Estadistica, Departamento de Cartografia, Division de Limites y Linderos. "Listado de Codigos de Provincias, Municipio y Distritos Municipales, Actualizada a Junio 20 del 2006" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2007-03-14. Retrieved 2007-01-24.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Consejo Nacional de Población y Familia. "Estamaciones y Proyecciones de la Población Dominicana por Regiones, Provincias, Municipios y Distritos Municipales, 2014" (PDF) (in Spanish). Retrieved 2014-02-02.[permanent dead link]

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