Nicolás Suárez Province

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Nicolás Suárez
Location in Bolivie
Bolivia Pando Nicolás Suárez.png
General Data
Caipital Cobija
Aurie 9,819 km²
Population 29,536 (2001)
Densitie 3.0 inhabitants/km² (2001)
ISO 3166-2 BO.PA.NS
Pando Depairtment
Bolivia department of pando.png

Nicolás Suárez is ane o the five provinces o the Bolivie Pando depairtment an is situatit in the depairtment's northwastren pairts. Its name honors Nicolás Suárez Callaú (1861-1940) who awned major pairts o the day's Pando an Beni Depairtments in the times o the caoutchouc-boom.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Nicolás Suárez Province is locatit atween 10° 39' an 11° 27' sooth an atween 67° 33' an 69° 34' wast. It extends ower a length of 370 km frae northeast tae soothwast, an up tae 100 km frae north tae sooth.

The province is situatit in the Amazon lawlands o Bolivie an borders Brazil in the north, Peru in the wast, Manuripi Province in the sooth, an Abuná Province in the east.

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The population o Nicolás Suárez Province haes increased bi amaist 200 % ower the recent twa decades:

  • 1992: 18,447 inhabitants (census)
  • 2001: 29,536 inhabitants (census)
  • 2005: 39,577 inhabitants (est.)[1]
  • 2010: 51,377 inhabitants (est.)[2]

42.4 % o the population are younger than 15 years auld. (1992)

84.7 % o the population speak Spaingie, 4.9 % speak Quechua, an 3.1 % speak Aymara (1992).

The leeteracy rate o the province's population is 78.1 %. (1992)

51.9 % o the population hae nae access tae electricity, 33.0 % hae nae sanitar facilities. (1992)

83.9 % o the population are Catholics, 13.8 % are Protestants. (1992)

Diveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province comprises fower municipalities:

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Instituto Nacional de Estadística
  2. Instituto Nacional de Estadística - Proyecciones
  3. Instituto Nacional de Estadística]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 11°05′S 68°10′W / 11.083°S 68.167°W / -11.083; -68.167