José María Avilés Province

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José María Avilés
Location in Bolivie
Bolivia Tarija José María Avilés.png
Main Data
Caipital Uriondo
Aurie 2,658 km²
Population 17,504 (2001)
Densitie 6.6 inhabitants/km² (2001)
ISO 3166-2 BO.TR.AV

José María Avilés (or: Avilez) is a province in the wastren pairts o the Bolivie depairtment Tarija.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Avilés province is ane o sax provinces in the Tarija Depairtment. It is locatit atween 21° 28' an 22° 05' sooth an atween 64° 29' an 65° 25' wast.

The province borders Eustaquio Méndez Province in the north, Potosí Depairtment in the wast, Argentinae in the sooth, Aniceto Arce Province in the sooth-east, an Cercado Province in the north-east.

The province extends ower 85 km frae north tae sooth, an 115 km frae east tae wast.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main idiom o the province is Spainyie, spoken bi 98.9 %, while 2.4 % o the population speak Quechua, an 0.2 speak Aymara.

The population increased frae 16,210 inhabitants (1992 census) tae 17,504 (2001 census), an increase o 8.0 %. - 47.6 % o the population are younger than 15 years auld.

81.6 % o the population hae nae access tae electricity, 82.9 % hae nae sanitary facilities (1992).

77.0 % o the population are employed in agricultur, 0.1 % in mining, 3.7 % in industrie, 19.2 % in general services (2001).

93.9 % o the population are Catholics, 4.6 % are Protestants (1992).

Diveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province comprises twa municipalities:

Places o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

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