Larecaja Province

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Larecaja Province
Province
Laguna Glaciar
Location o Larecaja Province athin Bolivie
Coordinates: 15°50′0″S 68°10′0″W / 15.83333°S 68.16667°W / -15.83333; -68.16667
Kintra Banner o Bolivie Bolivia
Depairtment La Paz Depairtment
Municipalities 8
Caipital Sorata
Area
 • Total 3,130 sq mi (8,110 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 68,026
 • Density 22/sq mi (8.4/km2)
 • Ethnicities Aymara, Quechua
Website Official website

Larecaja is a province in the Bolivie La Paz Depairtment. It wis foondit bi Antonio José de Sucre on October 18, 1826. Its caipital is Sorata situatit wast o the Cordillera Real at the fuit o Illampu an Ancohuma.

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Larecaja Province is dividit intae aicht municipalities which are pairtly further subdividit intae cantons.

Section Municipality Seat
1st Sorata Municipality Sorata
2nd Guanay Municipality Guanay
3rd Tacacoma Municipality Tacacoma
4th Quiabaya Municipality Quiabaya
5th Combaya Municipality Combaya
6th Tipuani Municipality Tipuani
7th Mapiri Municipality Mapiri
8th Teoponte Municipality Teoponte

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

The leids spoken in the Larecaja Province are mainly Aymara, Spainyie an Quechua. The follaein table shows the nummer o those belangin tae the recognisit group o speakers.[1]

Language Sorata Municipality Guanay Municipality Tacacoma Municipality Quiabaya Municipality Combaya Municipality Tipuani Municipality Mapiri Municipality Teoponte Municipality
Quechua 363 1.653 1.058 33 20 1.587 3.649 756
Aymara 16.029 3.405 4.389 2.269 2.522 2.534 1.767 2.837
Guaraní 7 5 1 0 0 20 6 6
Anither native 8 94 17 2 1 18 7 22
Spainyie 11.223 10.064 4.321 1.391 1.214 8.594 8.567 6.211
Foreign 70 86 6 6 1 61 17 33
Anerlie native 6.680 737 1.599 1.023 1.363 190 363 472
Native an Spainyie 9.540 4.123 3.389 1.256 1.162 3.499 4.653 2.925
Anerlie Spainyie 1.690 5.942 933 135 52 5.097 3.915 3.290

Places o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo (Spanish)
  2. "The Highest Lake in the World". www.highestlake.com. Retrieved 2009-04-12.