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Duarte
Province
Town Hall in San Francisco city, Duarte province, Dominican Republic
Town Hall in San Francisco city, Duarte province, Dominican Republic
Coat of arms of Duarte
Location of the Duarte Province
Location of the Duarte Province
CountryDuarte Province Dominican Republic
Province since1896
CapitalSan Francisco de Macorís
Government
 • TypeSubdivisions
 • Body7 municipalities
11 municipal districts
 • Congresspersons1 Senator
6 Deputies
Area
 • Total1,605.35 km2 (619.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total338,649
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (EST)
Area code1-809 1-829 1-849
ISO 3166-2DO-06
Postal Code31000

Duarte (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdwaɾte]) is a northeastern province which comprises one of the 32 provinces of the Dominican Republic. It is divided into 7 municipalities and its capital city is San Francisco de Macorís. It is bordered by the provinces of María Trinidad Sánchez and Samaná to the east, Monte Plata and Sánchez Ramírez to the south, La Vega and Hermanas Mirabal to the west and Espaillat to the north. It is named after Juan Pablo Duarte, the founder of the Dominican Republic.

It was created in 1896 as a district (an old country subdivision) with the name Distrito Pacificador but the Constitution of 1907 changed the category to province. In 1925 its name was changed to Duarte.

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