Sabana Larga, Elías Piña

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

Sabana Larga
Sabana Larga is located in the Dominican Republic
Sabana Larga
Sabana Larga
Coordinates: Coordinates: 18°56′38″N 71°39′26″W / 18.94389°N 71.65722°W / 18.94389; -71.65722
Country Dominican Republic
ProvinceElías Piña
MunicipalityComendador
Municipal District since
2004
Area
 • Total101.1 km2 (39.0 sq mi)
Elevation327 m (1,073 ft)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total2,056
 • Density20/km2 (53/sq mi)
 • Urban
527
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (AST)

PopulationEdit

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]

HistoryEdit

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.

GeographyEdit

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.

EconomyEdit

The main economic activity of Sabana Larga is farming.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "IX Censo Nacional de Población y Vivienda. Informe Básico" (PDF) (in Spanish). Oficina Nacional de Estadística. June 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  2. "Provincia de Elías Piña". Geonames.org. Retrieved 13 October 2016.
  3. Féliz, Werner D. (2004). División Político-Territorial Dominicana 1944-2004 (in Spanish). Santo Domingo: CONAU.