|• Body||5 municipalities|
6 municipal districts
|• Congresspersons||1 Senator |
|• Total||2,632.14 km2 (1,016.27 sq mi)|
|• Density||85/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (AST)|
|Area code||1-809 1-829 1-849|
Monte Plata (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmonte ˈplata]) is an eastern province of the Dominican Republic, and also the name of its capital city. It was split from San Cristóbal in 1992.
The province is bordered to the north by the Sánchez Ramírez, Duarte and Samaná provinces, to the east by the Hato Mayor and San Pedro de Macorís provinces, to the south the province of Santo Domingo, and to the west by the provinces of San Cristóbal and Monseñor Nouel.