Aroma Province

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Aroma
Province
Illimani, as seen frae Collana
Location o Aroma Province athin Bolivie
Provinces o the La Paz Depairtment
Coordinates: 17°20′0″S 67°50′0″W / 17.33333°S 67.83333°W / -17.33333; -67.83333
Kintra Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivie
Depairtment La Paz Depairtment
Caipital Sica Sica
Area
 • Total 1,740 sq mi (4,510 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 86,480
 • Density 50/sq mi (19.2/km2)
 • Ethnicities Aymara

Aroma is ane o the twinty provinces o the Bolivie La Paz Depairtment an is situatit in the depairtment's soothren pairts.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Aroma province is locatit atween 16° 43' an 17° 35' sooth an atween 67° 22' an 68° 23' Wast. It extends ower 120 km frae northwast tae sootheast, an up tae 55 km frae northeast tae soothwast.

The province is situatit on the Bolivie Altiplano sootheast o Lake Titicaca an borders Ingavi Province in the northwast, Pacajes Province in the wast, Gualberto Villarroel Province in the sooth, Oruro Depairtment in the sootheast, Loayza Province in the east, an Pedro Domingo Murillo Province in the north.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The population o Aroma Province haes increased bi 80% ower the recent twa decades:

  • 1992: 65,730 inhabitants (census)
  • 2001: 86,480 inhabitants (census)
  • 2005: 99,162 inhabitants (est.)[1]
  • 2010: 110,418 inhabitants (est.)[2]

45.1% o the population are younger than 15 years auld. (1992)

79.9% o the population speak Spainyie, 93.9% speak Aymara, an 6.7% Quechua. (2001)

The literacy rate o the province's population is 78.4%. (1992)

82.1% o the population hae nae access tae electricity, 88.0% hae nae sanitary facilities. (1992)

69.2% o the population are Catholics, 25.5% are Protestants. (1992)

Diveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province comprises seiven municipios which are further subdividit intae cantons.

Section Municipality Inhabitants (2001)[3] Seat Inhabitants (2001)[3]
1st Sica Sica Municipality 26,818 Sica Sica 3,831
2nd Umala Municipality 9,583 Umala 152
3rd Ayo Ayo Municipality 6,981 Ayo Ayo 647
4th Calamarca Municipality 12,112 Calamarca 943
5th Patacamaya Municipality 20,039 Patacamaya 8,414
6th Colquencha Municipality 8,020 Colquencha 2,352
7th Collana Municipality 2,927 Collana 1,936

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Instituto Nacional de Estadística
  2. Instituto Nacional de Estadística - Proyecciones
  3. 3.0 3.1 National Institute of Statistics of Bolivia (Spainyie)

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