El Llano, Elías Piña

place in Elías Piña, Dominican Republic

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

El Llano
Municipality
Country Dominican 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

PopulationEdit

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]

HistoryEdit

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

GeographyEdit

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 divisionEdit

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

EconomyEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  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.