Chayanta Municipality is the seicont municipal section o the Rafael Bustillo Province in the Bolivie Potosí Depairtment. Its seat is Chayanta.
It is ane o three municipalities (municipios) in the province, bordered bi the Uncía Municipality in the soothwast an the Llallagua Municipality in the northwast.
The 2001 census statit a population o 14,165 inhabitants in the Chayanta Municipality. Life expectancy o a newborn is 51 years, literacy amang the ower-15-year auld is 63%, an 85% o the population is rural.
The fowk are predominantly indigenous citizens o Quechua descent.
The municipality is dividit intae nine cantons (cantones):