Cercado Province, Tarija

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Cercado
Location in Bolivie
Bolivia Tarija Cercado.png
Main Data
Caipital Tarija
Aurie 2,046 km²
Population 153,457 (2001)
Densitie 75.0 inhabitants/km² (2001)
ISO 3166-2 BO.TR.CE

Cercado is a province in the central pairts o the Bolivie depairtment o Tarija.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Cercado province is ane o sax provinces in the Tarija Depairtment. It is locatit atween 21° 15' an 21° 51' sooth an atween 64° 20' an 65° 00' wast.

The province borders Eustaquio Méndez Province in the northwast, José María Avilés Province in the soothwast, Aniceto Arce Province in the sooth, an Burdett O'Connor Province in the east.

The province extends ower 80 km frae north tae sooth, an 80 km frae east tae wast.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main idiom o the province is Spainyie, spoken bi 99.4 %, while 11.5 % o the population speak Quechua, 2.4 speak Aymara, an 0.2 % Guaraní.

The population increased frae 108,241 inhabitants (1992 census) tae 153,457 (2001 census), an increase o 41.8 %. - 39.4 % o the population are younger than 15 years auld.

26.0 % o the population hae nae access tae electricity, 39.4 % hae nae sanitary facilities (1992).

12.2 % o the population are employed in agricultur, 0.1 % in minin, 11.5 % in industry, 76.2 % in general services (2001).

89.6 % o the population are Catholics, 6.3 % are Protestants (1992).

Diveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

In contrast tae the neebourin provinces, the province comprises anerlie ane municipality Tarija Municipality. It is identical tae the Cercado Province.

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