Population of Cities in Dominican Republic (2018)

2
Over 1 Million
11
100,000 to 1 Million
55
10,000 to 100,000
  • Santo Domingo
  • Santiago de los Caballeros
  • Santo Domingo Oeste
  • Santo Domingo Este
  • San Pedro de Macoris
  • La Romana
  • Bella Vista
  • San Cristobal
  • Puerto Plata
  • San Francisco de Macoris
  • Salvaleon de Higueey
  • Concepcion de La Vega
  • Punta Cana
  • Santa Cruz de Barahona
  • Bonao
  • San Juan de la Maguana
  • Bajos de Haina
  • Bani
  • Moca
  • Azua
  • Villa Francisca
  • Mao
  • Boca Chica
  • Salcedo
  • Esperanza
  • Cotui
  • Villa Altagracia
  • Hato Mayor del Rey
  • Nagua
  • Villa Bisono
  • Jarabacoa
  • Constanza
  • Villa Consuelo
  • Santa Cruz de El Seibo
  • Tamboril
  • Las Matas de Farfan
  • San Jose de Ocoa
  • Bayaguana
  • Rio Grande
  • Ciudad Nueva
  • Neiba
  • Quisqueya
  • San Fernando de Monte Cristi
  • Sabana Grande de Boya
  • Dajabon
  • Sabaneta
  • Monte Plata
  • Cristo Rey
  • Sabana de La Mar
  • San Carlos

The Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation known for its rainforest, savannah and highlands. It is home to Pico Duarte, the tallest mountain in the Caribbean. The Dominican Republic's capital city of Santo Domingo, one of the oldest cities in the Caribbean, still retains Spanish colonial landmarks like the Gothic Catedral Primada de America, which dates back to the sixteenth century. The city has a population of almost one million, which increases to nearly three million for the wider metropolitan area, making it the most populous metropolitan area in the Caribbean. Santo Domingo is the financial, political, and cultural center of the Dominican Republic, as well as its main seaport, and many tourists arrive each year on cruise ships.

The Dominican Republic is divided into 31 provinces, which are further divided into municipalities. The province of Santiago is the second-largest after Santo Domingo (which is designated as a National District). Santiago is also an important educational and cultural center within the country, and is a key producer of rum, textiles and furniture. Within Santiago province is the city of Santiago de los Caballeros, the second-largest in the Dominican Republic. It has a population of 550,753 inhabitants and is known as 'La Ciudad Corazón' (the 'Heartland City').

Dominican Republic has 2 cities with more than a million people, 11 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 55 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo, with a population of 2,201,941 people.

Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of the Dominican Republic.

2,201,941

Santo Domingo Oeste

Santo Domingo Oeste is a municipality of the Santo Domingo province in the Dominican Republic.

701,269

Santo Domingo Este

Santo Domingo Este has just one municipal district.

700,000

San Pedro de Macoris

San Pedro de Macoris is among the 10 largest cities of the Dominican Republic.

217,899

La Romana

The name Romana comes from a balance that was used to weigh merchandise for export.

208,437

Bella Vista

Bella Vista is a wealthy area primarily populated by individuals from the upper class.

175,683

San Cristobal

San Cristobal's nickname is 'The Benemerita City', which means 'city deserving of grace'.

154,040

Puerto Plata

Situated on the Dominican Republic's Atlantic north coast, Puerto Plata is best known for its beaches.

146,000

Name 2018 Population Location
Santo Domingo2,201,941Map
Santiago de los Caballeros1,200,000Map
Santo Domingo Oeste701,269Map
Santo Domingo Este700,000Map
San Pedro de Macoris217,899Map
La Romana208,437Map
Bella Vista175,683Map
San Cristobal154,040Map
Puerto Plata146,000Map
San Francisco de Macoris124,763Map
Salvaleon de Higueey123,787Map
Concepcion de La Vega102,426Map
Punta Cana100,023Map
Santa Cruz de Barahona77,160Map
Bonao73,269Map
San Juan de la Maguana72,950Map
Bajos de Haina66,784Map
Bani66,709Map
Moca61,834Map
Azua59,139Map
Villa Francisca50,185Map
Mao48,297Map
Boca Chica46,300Map
Salcedo45,299Map
Esperanza42,169Map
Cotui41,641Map
Villa Altagracia40,027Map
Hato Mayor del Rey35,999Map
Nagua33,862Map
Villa Bisono33,137Map
Jarabacoa29,983Map
Constanza29,481Map
Villa Consuelo28,621Map
Santa Cruz de El Seibo23,547Map
Tamboril23,304Map
Las Matas de Farfan21,802Map
San Jose de Ocoa21,148Map
Bayaguana21,055Map
Rio Grande20,154Map
Ciudad Nueva18,756Map
Neiba18,670Map
Quisqueya17,694Map
San Fernando de Monte Cristi17,001Map
Sabana Grande de Boya16,834Map
Dajabon16,398Map
Sabaneta16,380Map
Monte Plata15,532Map
Cristo Rey14,325Map
Sabana de La Mar13,977Map
San Carlos13,456Map
Duverge13,405Map
Cambita Garabitos13,382Map
La Julia12,575Map
Cabral12,303Map
Comendador12,070Map
Salsipuedes11,675Map
Villa Vasquez11,642Map
Yamasa11,595Map
San Gregorio de Nigua11,542Map
Samana11,432Map
Sanchez11,365Map
Pedernales11,072Map
Vicente Noble11,060Map
Sabana Yegua10,624Map
La Agustina10,457Map
Las Matas de Santa Cruz10,218Map
Villa Gonzalez10,177Map
Fantino10,024Map
San Jose de Las Matas9,853Map
Las Guaranas9,586Map
Pimentel9,550Map
Miches9,273Map
Villa Jaragua9,248Map
Rio San Juan8,983Map
Ensanche Luperon8,576Map
Piedra Blanca8,531Map
Padre Las Casas8,485Map
Imbert8,024Map
Las Terrenas7,713Map
Laguna Salada7,601Map
Tenares7,390Map
Peralta7,236Map
El Factor7,014Map
Paya6,916Map
Loma de Cabrera6,679Map
Moncion6,625Map
Jimani6,567Map
Nizao6,530Map
Gaspar Hernandez6,506Map
Paraiso6,490Map
Licey al Medio6,435Map
Tamayo6,429Map
Castillo6,328Map
Jima Abajo6,299Map
Guaymate6,224Map
Otra Banda6,071Map
Galvan6,027Map
Rincon5,909Map
Veragua Arriba5,858Map
Villa Riva5,700Map
Yayas de Viajama5,669Map
El Valle5,666Map
San Victor Arriba5,624Map
Yaguate5,610Map
Estebania5,591Map
Juan de Herrera5,543Map
Los Llanos5,529Map
La Descubierta5,521Map
Esperalvillo5,445Map
Enriquillo5,423Map
Cercado Abajo5,316Map
San Rafael del Yuma5,285Map
Vallejuelo5,217Map
Sabana Iglesia5,135Map