Arani Province

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Arani
Province
Lake Parququcha, Vacas
Location o the Arani Province athin Bolivie
Provinces o the Cochabamba Depairtment
Coordinates: 17°37′S 66°05′W / 17.617°S 66.083°W / -17.617; -66.083
Kintra Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivie
Depairtment Cochabamba Depairtment
Municipalities 2
Cantons 4
Foondation 24 November 1914
Caipital Arani
Area
 • Total 867 sq mi (2,245 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 24,053
 • Density 123.1/sq mi (47.54/km2)
 • Ethnicities Quechua
Area code(s) BO.CB.AR

Arani is a province in Cochabamba Depairtment, Bolivie. Its caipital is Arani, situatit aboot 53 km frae Cochabamba. Arani is kent for its bread but for the toun's artisan wickerwirk an aw.

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is dividit intae twa municipalities which are further subdividit intae fower cantons.

Section Municipality Inhabitants [1] Seat Inhabitants [2]
1st Arani 11,542 Arani 3,512
2nd Vacas 12,511 Vacas 650

Arani Municipality consists o three cantons, Arani, Pocoata an Collpaciaco. Vacas Municipality is no further subdividit, so Vacas Canton an Vacas Municipality are identical.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The people in the Arani Province are mainly indigenous citizens o Quechua descent.[3]

Ethnic group Arani Municipality Vacas Municipality
Quechua 87.2 94.4
Aymara 0.4 0.2
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.2 0.0
No indigenous 12.1 5.4
Ither indigenous groups 0.1 0.1

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

The leids spoken in the Arani Province are mainly Quechua an Spainyie. The follaein table shows the number o those belangin tae the recognizit group o speakers.[3]

Leid Arani Municipality Vacas Municipality
Quechua 10,347 11,662
Aymara 76 39
Guaraní 5 2
Anither native 5 2
Spainyie 7,082 4,236
Foreign 49 11
Anerlie native 3,902 7,540
Native an Spainyie 6,467 4,131
Anerlie Spainyie 615 106

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

Festivals an Fairs:

Ither tourist attractions include the kirk o Saunt Bartholomew (San Bartolomé) in Arani, built in 1610, which is dedicatit tae the Virgen la Bella, an the lakes in Vacas Municipality: Parququcha, Asiruqucha, Junt'utuyu, Pilawit'u, Qullpaqucha an Yanatama.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. www.ine.gov.bo
  2. world-gazetteer.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo/municipal/fichas/ (inactive)

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