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Cercado Province, Oruro

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Location in Bolivie
Main Data
Caipital Oruro
Aurie 5,162 km²
Population 241,230 (2001)
Densitie 46.7 inhabitants/km² (2001)
ISO 3166-2 BO.OR.CE

Cercado is a province in the northeastren pairts o the Bolivie depairtment o Oruro.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cercado province is ane o saxteen provinces in the Oruro Depairtment. It is locatit atween 17° 22' an 18° 35' Sooth an atween 66° 21' an 67° 20' Wast.

It borders Tomas Barrón Province an La Paz Depairtment in the northwast, Nor Carangas Province an Saucarí Province in the wast, Poopó Province an Pantaléon Dalence Province in the sootheast, an Cochabamba Depairtment in the east an north.

The province extends ower 135 km frae north tae sooth, an 105 km frae east tae wast.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main idiom o the province is Spaingie, spoken bi 96.7%, while 43.3% o the population speak Quechua an 25.5% Aymara.

The population increased frae 213,755 inhabitants (1992 census) tae 241,230 (2001 census), an increase o 12.9%. - 39.4% o the population is younger than 15 year auld.

18.6% o the population hae nae access tae electricity, 67.5% hae nae sanitary facilities.

16.3% o the population are employed in agricultur, 1.8% in minin, 11.9% in industrie, 70.0% in general services (2001).

83.0% o the population are Catholics, 13.5% are Protestants (1992).

Diveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Section Municipality Seat
Capital Municipality Oruro Municipality Oruro
1st Caracollo Municipality Caracollo
2nd El Choro Municipality El Choro
3rd Soracachi Municipality Soracachi

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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