Ignacio Warnes Province

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Ignacio Warnes
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View o Río Piray near Warnes
Location in Bolivie
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General Data
Caipital Warnes
Aurie 1,216 km²[1]
Population 54,593 (2001)
Densitie 43.8 inhabitants/km² (2001)
ISO 3166-2 BO.SC.WR
Santa Cruz Depairtment
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Ignacio Warnes is ane o the fifteen provinces o the Bolivie Santa Cruz Depairtment an is situatit in the depairtment's central pairts. The province name honors Colonel Ignacio Warnes (1772-1816), a militar leader in the Sooth American war o unthirldom.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ignacio Warnes Province is locatit atween 17° 00' an 17° 42' Sooth an atween 62° 42' an 63° 14' West. It extends ower 85 km frae North tae Sooth, an 70 km frae Wast tae East. Río Piray is formin the province border in the Wast an Río Grande in the East.

The province is situatit in the Bolivie lawlands an borders Obispo Santistevan Province in the Northwast, Sara Province in the Wast, Andrés Ibáñez Province in the Sooth, an Ñuflo de Chávez Province in the East.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The population o Ignacio Warnes Province haes increased bi circa 75% ower the recent twa decades:

  • 1992: 38,285 inhabitants (census)
  • 2001: 54,593 inhabitants (census)
  • 2005: 60,705 inhabitants (est.)[2]
  • 2010: 67,721 inhabitants (est.)[3]

46.2% o the population are younger than 15 years auld. (1992)

The leeteracy rate o the province is 72.6%.

95.2% o the population speak Spainyie, 14.2% speak Quechua, 4.1% Guaraní, an 1.3 speak Aymara. (1992)

41.9% o the population hae nae access tae electricity, 47.9% hae nae sanitar facilities. (1992)

88.4% o the population are Catholics, 8.8% are Protestants. (1992)

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is dividit intae twa municipalities which are further subdividit intae cantons. The municipalities wi their seats are:

Section Municipality Inhabitants (2001) Seat
1st Warnes Municipality 42,631 Warnes
2nd Okinawa Uno Municipality 11,961 Okinawa

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