Villa Altagracia
Villa Altagracia is a municipality
Municipalities of the Dominican Republic
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) of the San Cristóbal province in the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
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. Within the municipality there are three municipal district
Municipal district
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s (distritos municipal): La Cuchilla, Medina and San José del Puerto.

As of the 2002 census the municipality had 78,507 inhabitants, 36,791 living in the city itself and 41,716 in its rural district
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s (Secciones).
For comparison with other municipalities and municipal districts see the list of municipalities and municipal districts of the Dominican Republic.

Notable residents

  • Sergio Vargas
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  • Gerpis Correa (Shino Aguakate)
  • Nino Espinosa
    Nino Espinosa
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  • Lic. Francisco Matos Catanos
  • Ramon Read Fernandez
  • Ing. Ezequiel Sosa
  • Aneudy Mieses
  • Federico Velázquez
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