Madre de Dios Province

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Madre de Dios
Madre de Dios River 2.jpg
Río Madre de Dios
Location in Bolivie
Bolivia Pando Madre de Dios.png
General Data
Caipital Puerto Gonzalo Moreno
Aurie 10,879 km²
Population 9,521 (2001)
Densitie 0.9 inhabitants/km² (2001)
ISO 3166-2 BO.PA.MD
Pando Depairtment
Bolivia department of pando.png

Madre de Dios is ane o the five provinces o the Bolivie Pando depairtment an is situatit in the depairtment's soothren parts. Its name derives frae Río Madre de Dios which forms the province's northren border.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Madre de Dios province is locatit atween 10° 54' an 12° 28' sooth an atween 66° 05' an 67° 58' wast. It extends ower a length o 390 km fra northeast tae soothwast, an up tae 150 km frae northwast tae sootheast.

The province is situatit in the Amazon lawlands o Bolivie an borders Manuripi Province in the North, La Paz Depairtment in the soothwast, an Beni Depairtment in the sootheast.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The population o Federico Román Province haes increased bi 50 % ower the recent twa decades:

  • 1992: 8,097 inhabitants (census)
  • 2001: 9,521 inhabitants (census)
  • 2005: 11,220 inhabitants (est.)[1]
  • 2010: 12,290 inhabitants (est.)[2]

49.8 % o the population are younger than 15 year auld. (1992)

99.3 % o the population speak Spaingie, 0.7 % speak Quechua, 0.1 % Aymara, an 5.6 speak ither indigenous leids . (1992)

The leeteracy rate o the province's population is 82.4 %. (1992)

94.7 % o the population hae nae access tae electricity, 71.8 % hae nae sanitar facilities. (1992)

80.2 % o the population are Catholics, 18.8 % are Protestants. (1992)

Diveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province comprises three municipios:

Places o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b Instituto Nacional de Estadística
  2. Instituto Nacional de Estadística - Proyecciones

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]