Alonso de Ibáñez Province

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Alonso de Ibáñez
Province

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Location o the Alonso de Ibáñez Province athin Bolivie
Provinces o the Potosí Depairtment
Coordinates: 18°8′S 66°29′W / 18.133°S 66.483°W / -18.133; -66.483
Kintra Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivie
Depairtment Potosí Depairtment
Municipalities 2
Cantons 11
Caipital Sacaca
Area
 • Total 532 sq mi (1,378 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 27,755
 • Density 52/sq mi (20.1/km2)
 • Ethnicities Quechua, Aymara
Area code(s) BO.PO.AI

Alonso de Ibáñez is a province in the northren pairts o the Bolivie Potosí Depairtment. Its caipital is Sacaca (1,862 inhabitants in 2001).

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Alonso de Ibáñez province is ane o saxteen provinces in the Potosí Depairtment. It is locatit atween 17 56' an 18 20' Sooth an atween 66 10' an 66 48' Wast. It borders Cochabamba Depairtment in the north, Oruro Depairtment in the soothwast, Rafael Bustillo Province in the sooth, Charcas Province in the sootheast, an Bernardino Bilbao Province in the northeast. The province extends ower 75 km frae east tae wast an 60 km frae north tae sooth.

Diveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province comprises twae municipalities which are further subdividit intae cantons.

Section Municipality Seat
1st Sacaca Municipality Sacaca
2nd Caripuyu Municipality Caripuyu

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main leid o the province is Quechua, spoken bi 88 %, while 62 % o the population speak Aymara an 49 % speak Spainyie. The population increased frae 23,512 inhabitants (1992 census) tae 27,755 (2001 census), an increase o 18 %.

96 % o the population hae nae access tae electricity, 95 % hae nae sanitary facilities. 78.5 % o the population are employed in agricultur, 0.3 % in minin, 8.7 % in industry, 12.5 % in general services. 95.5 % o the population are Catholics, 3.5 % Protestants.

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

Ethnic group Sacaca Municipality (%) Caripuyu Municipality (%)
Quechua 65,2 25,9
Aymara 29,8 71,2
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0,0 0,0
No indigenous 4,9 2,7
Ither indigenous groups 0,1 0,1

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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