|Capital||San Fernando de Monte Cristi|
|• Body||6 municipalities|
4 municipal districts
|• Congresspersons||1 Senator |
|• Total||1,924.35 km2 (743.00 sq mi)|
|• Density||78/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (EST)|
|Area code||1-809 1-829 1-849|
Monte Cristi (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmonte ˈkɾisti]) is a province in the northwest of the Dominican Republic. The capital city is San Fernando de Monte Cristi (usually simply Monte Cristi). The spelling Montecristi is also seen. The Montecristi province is located in the Cibao frontier region, on the north coast of the country and borders the nation of Haiti. The land area of the Montecristi province is 1,924.35 km2. It is divided into six municipalities and four municipal districts.
Montecristi is where the Duarte Highway ends, which runs through the country from South to North from the city of Santo Domingo. Additionally, the province has a network of secondary roads that interconnect the city of San Fernando de Montecristi with the other municipalities and surrounding provinces.