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Chayanta Municipality
Municipality
Chayanta Municipality is located in Bolivia
Chayanta Municipality
Chayanta Municipality
Location athin Bolivie
Coordinates: 18°25′S 66°23′W / 18.417°S 66.383°W / -18.417; -66.383
Kintra Banner o Bolivie Bolivie
Depairtment Potosí Depairtment
Province Rafael Bustillo Province
Seat Chayanta
Population (2001)
 • Total 14,165
 • Ethnicities Quechua
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Chayanta Municipality is the seicont municipal section o the Rafael Bustillo Province in the Bolivie Potosí Depairtment. Its seat is Chayanta.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is ane o three municipalities (municipios) in the province, bordered bi the Uncía Municipality in the soothwast an the Llallagua Municipality in the northwast.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The 2001 census statit a population o 14,165 inhabitants in the Chayanta Municipality. Life expectancy o a newborn is 51 years, literacy amang the ower-15-year auld is 63%, an 85% o the population is rural.

The fowk are predominantly indigenous citizens o Quechua descent.[1]

Ethnic group %
Quechua 87.8
Aymara 9.8
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.0
No indigenous 2.2
Ither indigenous groups 0.1

Cantons[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality is dividit intae nine cantons (cantones):

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo/municipal/fichas/ (inactive)

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]