Burdett O'Connor Province

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Burdett O'Connor

Burdett O'Connor
Location o Burdett O'Connor in Bolivie
Location o Burdett O'Connor in Bolivie
Location o Burdett O'Connor in Tarija
Location o Burdett O'Connor in Tarija
Coordinates: 21°30′S 64°05′W / 21.500°S 64.083°W / -21.500; -64.083
CaipitalEntre Ríos
 • Total6043 km2 (2,333 sq mi)
 • Total19,339
 • Density3.2/km2 (8.3/sq mi)

Burdett O'Connor[1] is a province in the northren pairt o Tarija Depairtment in Bolivie. It is namit efter Francisco Burdett O'Connor, a chronicler o the Sooth American War o Unthrildom.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Burdett O'Connor province is ane o sax provinces in the Tarija Depairtment. It is locatit atween 20° 53' an 21° 58' sooth an atween 63° 36' an 64° 26' wast.

The province borders Chuquisaca Depairtment in the north, Eustaquio Méndez Province in the north-wast, Cercado Province in the wast, Aniceto Arce Province in the sooth-wast, an Gran Chaco Province in the sooth an east.

The province extends ower 140 kilometre (87 mi) frae north tae sooth, an 100 kilometre (62 mi) frae east tae wast.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main idiom o the province is Spainyie, spoken bi 98.4 %, while 10.3 % o the population speak Guaraní, 1.8 speak Quechua, an 0.3 % Aymara.

The population increased frae 17,763 inhabitants (1992 census) tae 19,339 (2001 census), an increase o 8.9 %. - 47.5 % o the population are younger than 15 year auld.

89.5 % o the population hae nae access tae electricity, 84.5 % hae nae sanitary facilities.

51.6 % o the population are employed in agricultur, 14.6 % in minin, 7.0 % in industrie, 26.8 % in general services (2001).

89.9 % o the population are Catholics, 4.0 % are Protestants (1992).

Diveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

In contrast tae the neebourin provinces, the province comprises anerlie ane municipio which is Entre Ríos. It is identical tae the Burdett O'Connor Province.

Places o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b Burnet O'Connor population data from 2001 Census. Instituto Nacional de Estadistica de Bolivia.

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