Inquisivi Municipality

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Inquisivi Municipality
Municipality
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Coordinates: 16°50′S 67°0′W / 16.833°S 67.000°W / -16.833; -67.000
Kintra Bolivie
DepairtmentLa Paz Depairtment
ProvinceInquisivi Province
SeatInquisivi
Govrenment
 • MayorWalter Calle
Area
 • Total3268 km2 (1,262 sq mi)
Elevation
2800 m (9,200 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total16,143
 • Density5/km2 (10/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities
Aymara Quechua
Time zoneUTC-4 (-4)

Inquisivi Municipality is the first municipal section o the Inquisivi Province in the La Paz Depairtment in Bolivie. Its seat is Inquisivi.

The municipality is situatit on the eastren slopes o the Kimsa Krus Muntain Range (Cordillera de Kimsa Krus) atween the Altiplano in the wast an the Amazon lawlands in the east.

It is bordered tae the north bi the Sud Yungas Province, tae the east bi the Cochabamba Depairtment, tae the sooth bi the Colquiri Municipality an tae the wast bi Cajuata, Licomapampa, Quime an Ichoca municipalities.

Diveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

Inquisivi Municipality is dividit intae aicht cantons:

  • Arcopongo - 4,046 inhabitants (2001)
  • Capiñata - 1,699 inhabitants
  • Cavari - 2,024 inhabitants
  • Eduardo Abaroa - 949 inhabitants
  • Escola - 1,904 inhabitants
  • Inquisivi - 3,495 inhabitants
  • Pocusco - 960 inhabitants
  • Siguas - 1,066 inhabitants

Notable fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

The politeecian an officer Eliodoro Camacho (1831–1899) wis born in Inquisivi.

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