La Paz Depairtment, Bolivie

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Depairtment o La Paz
Madidi National Park

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Location within Bolivia
Provinces of the La Paz Department
Kintra Banner o Bolivie Bolivie
Caipital Nuestra Señora de La Paz
Government
 • Prefect Pablo Ramos Sánchez
Area
 • Total 133,985 km2 (51,732 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 2,350,466
 • Density 18.0/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone BOT (UTC-4)
HDI (2004) -
Website http://www.gobernacionlapaz.gob.bo/

The La Paz Depairtment o Bolivie comprises 133,985 square kilometres (51,732 sq mi) wi a 2001 census population o 2,350,466 inhabitants. It is situatit at the wastren border o Bolivie, sharin Lake Titicaca with Peru. It contains the michty Cordillera Real that reaches altitudes o 6.6 kilometers (4.1 mi). Northeast o the Cordillera Real are the Yungas, the steep eastren slopes o the Andes that mak the transition tae the Amazon basin. The caipital o the depairtment is the La Paz, the admeenistrative caipital o Bolivie an aw.

Provinces[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Depairtment o La Paz is dividit intae 20 provinces (provincias) which are further subdividit intae 85 municipalities [1] (municipios) an - on the fowert level - intae cantons.

The provinces wi their caipitals are:

Province Aurie km² Population 2005 (est.) Caipital
Abel Iturralde 42,815 13,972 Ixiamas
Aroma 4,510 98,378 Sica Sica
Bautista Saavedra 2,525 12,259 Charazani
Caranavi 3,400 55,492 Caranavi
Eliodoro Camacho 2,080 59,847 Puerto Acosta
Franz Tamayo 15,900 18,852 Apolo
Gualberto Villarroel 1,935 18,562 San Pedro de Curahuara de Carangas
Ingavi 5,410 106,086 Viacha
Inquisivi 6,430 60,582 Inquisivi
José Manuel Pando 1,976 7,036 Santiago de Machaca
José Ramón Loayza 3,370 48,050 Luribay
Larecaja 8,110 67,662 Sorata
Los Andes 1,658 73,728 Pucarani
Manco Kapac 367 24,039 Copacabana
Muñecas 4,965 29,694 Chuma
Nor Yungas 1,720 25,790 Coroico
Omasuyos 2,065 92,126 Achacachi
Pacajes 10,584 52,183 Coro Coro
Pedro Domingo Murillo 4,705 1,758,495 Palca
Sud Yungas 5,770 69,794 Chulumani
Total: 133.985 km²
Note: Mair than 3,770 km² o Lake Titicaca

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

The leids spoken in the depairtment are mainly Spainyie, Aymara, Quechua an Guaraní. The follaein table shows the number o those belangin tae the recognizit group o speakers. [2]

LLeid Depairtment Bolivie
Quechua 158,260 2,281,198
Aymara 1,181,593 1,525,321
Guaraní 1,526 62,575
Anither native 4,446 49,432
Spainyie 1,973,708 6,821,626
Foreign 70,448 250,754
Anerlie native 257,242 960,491
Native an Spainyie 1,027,999 2,739,407
Spainyie an foreign 946,650 4,115,751

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