Arani Municipality

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Arani Municipality
Municipality
Arani
Arani
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Coordinates: 17°34′0″S 65°46′0″W / 17.56667°S 65.76667°W / -17.56667; -65.76667
KintraFlag of Bolivia.svg Bolivie
DepairtmentCochabamba Depairtment
ProvinceArani Province
SeatArani
Govrenment
 • MayorVicente Rojas Camacho (2007)
 • PresesRamiro Montaño Orellana (2007)
Area
 • Total214 km2 (83 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total11,542
 • Ethnicities
Quechuas

Arani Municipality is the first municipal section o the Arani Province in the Cochabamba Depairtment, Bolivie. Its seat is Arani. At the time o census 2001 the municipality haed 11,542 inhabitants.[1]

It is bordered tae the north bi the Tiraque Province, tae the east bi the Vacas Municipality, tae the sooth bi the Mizque Province an tae the wast bi the Punata Province.

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality consists o the follaein three cantons:

Canton Inhabitants (2001)[1] Seat Inhabitants (2001)
Arani Canton 6,978 Arani / Jarani 3,512
Collpaciaco Canton[2] 3,190 Collpaciaco / Qullpayaku 246
Pocoata Canton 1,374 Pocoata / Puquqwata 685

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The fowk are predominantly indigenous citizens o Quechua descent.[3]

Ethnic group %
Quechua 87.2
Aymara 0.4
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.2
No indigenous 12.1
Ither indigenous groups 0.1

Festivities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ivery year on 24 August the population o Arani celebrates ane o its maist important Catholic festivities, Virgen La Bella, dedicatit tae the Virgin Mary, whose image is veneratit wi hintle devotion bi the residents an fowk frae abroad.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Instituto Nacional de Estadística
  2. Arani - Gobierno Autonomo Municipal (Spanish)
  3. obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo/municipal/fichas/ (inactive)

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