La Romana Province

La Romana
Province
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La Romana town hall
Country   Dominican Republic
Development region [1] Yuma (VIII)
Capital La Romana
 - elevation 10  m (33 ft)
 - coordinates 18°25′48″N 68°58′12″W / 18°25′48″N 68°58′12″W / 18.43000; -68.97000
Lowest point Caribbean Sea
 - location 0
Area 652.1  km² (252  sq mi)
Population 245,433 (2010) [2]
Density 376 / km² (974 / sq mi)
Province since 1944
Subdivisions 3 municipalities
2 municipal districts
Congresspersons 1 Senator
4 Deputies
Timezone EST ( UTC-4)
Area code 1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2 DO-12
Location of the La Romana Province
Location of the La Romana Province

La Romana is a province of the Dominican Republic. It is in the southeastern part of the country. Its capital city has the same name, La Romana.

It was created on 1959. It was a municipality of the El Seibo province before being elevated to the category of province.

Location

The La Romana province is in the southeast part of the country. It is bordered to the northwest by the El Seibo province, to the northeast and east by the La Altagracia province and to the west by the San Pedro de Macorís province. The Caribbean Sea is to the south.

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