Carrasco Province, Bolivie

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Carrasco Province
Province
Location o the Carrasco Province athin Bolivie
Location o the Carrasco Province athin Bolivie
Provinces o the Cochabamba Depairtment
Provinces o the Cochabamba Depairtment
Coordinates: 17°20′0″S 65°20′0″W / 17.33333°S 65.33333°W / -17.33333; -65.33333
Kintra Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivie
Depairtment Cochabamba Depairtment
Municipalites 6
Cantons 24
Caipital Totora
Govrenment
 • Mayor Nicolas Rosas Jaldin
Aurie
 • Total 15,045 km2 (5,809 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Tot 116,205
 • Density 7.7/km2 (20/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Quechua, Yuracaré

Carrasco is a province in the Cochabamba Depairtment in central Bolivie. Its caipital is Totora.

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Carrasco Province is dividit intae sax municipalities which are further subdividit intae cantons.

Section Municipality Inhabitants 2001 [1] Seat Inhabitants
1st Totora Municipality 12,961 Totora 1,597
2nd Pojo Municipality 11,515 Pojo 786
3rd Pocona Municipality 13,488 Pocona 244
4th Chimoré Municipality 15,264 Chimoré 3,874
5th Puerto Villarroel Municipality 40,790 Puerto Villarroel 1,778
6th Entre Ríos Municipality 30,398 Entre Ríos 3,796

Entre Ríos Municipality wis creatit in 2004.

The fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

The fowk are predominantly indigenous citizens o Quechuan descent. [2] There are also groups of Yuracaré along Chapare River in the municipalities Chimoré and Puerto Villarroel. [3]

Ethnic group Totora Municipality (%) Pojo Municipality (%) Pocona Municipality (%) Chimoré Municipality (%) Puerto Villarroel Municipality (%) Entre Ríos Municipality (%)
Quechua 93.9 88.5 94.0 67.6 79.9 76.3
Aymara 0.7 0.5 0.2 5.1 3.1 3.8
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.9 0.0 0.1 2.0 1.1 1.6
No indigenous 4.4 10.8 5.6 20.1 14.6 17.4
Ither indigenous groups 0.1 0.2 0.9 5.1 1.3 0.9

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

The leids spoken in the Carrasco Province are mainly Quechua an Spaingie. The follaein table shows the number o those belangin tae the recognizit group o speakers.[4]

Leid Totora Municipality Pojo Municipality Pocona Municipality Chimoré Municipality Puerto Villarroel Municipality Entre Ríos Municipality
Quechua 11,671 10,203 12,482 9,596 29,940 14,789
Aymara 72 74 39 965 1,590 907
Guaraní 7 9 3 19 39 41
Anither native 16 9 6 424 235 27
Spaingie 4,967 4,991 4,954 11,530 29,377 17,164
Foreign 32 15 22 128 199 142
Anerlie native 7,060 5,623 7,706 2,518 8,131 3,207
Native an Spaingie 4,645 4,598 4,790 7,811 22,426 11,864
Anerlie Spaingie 322 393 166 3,726 6,956 5,314

Visitor attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Carrasco Naitional Pairk an the airchaeological steid o Inkallajta are situatit athin the province.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. www.ine.gob.bo
  2. obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo
  3. www.amazonia.bo
  4. obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo/departamental/fichas/ obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]