It is named after the mighty river Rio Cocle Cocle North and South, through their territories and attributes this name to Cocle cacique who dominated the central plain.
This province keeps on its territory archaeological finds that existed centuries of pre-history in Cocle. The Province is Agro-industrial and large flow in tourism. Precious jewel that still has the historical cultural heritage as one of the most conserved architectures: the Basilica of St. James the Apostle Church minor Nata de los Caballeros and El Caño Archaeological Park.
Among the tourist sites this: El Valle de Anton, Farallon, Rio Hato and its beautiful beaches along the provincia.