Pocona Municipality

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Pocona Municipality
Municipality
Pocona Municipality is locatit in Bolivia
Pocona Municipality
Pocona Municipality
Location o the Pocona Municipality athin Bolivie
Coordinates: 17°40′0″S 65°12′0″W / 17.66667°S 65.20000°W / -17.66667; -65.20000
Kintra  Bolivie
Depairtment Cochabamba Depairtment
Province Carrasco Province
Seat Pocona
Govrenment
 • Mayor Carlos Rodriguez Peredo (2008)
 • Preses Felix Guardia (2008)
Elevation 4,000 m (13,000 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Tot 13,488
 • Density 15.5/km2 (40/sq mi)

Pocona Municipality is the third municipal section o Carrasco Province in Cochabamba Depairtment, Bolivie. Its seat is Pocona. At the time o census 2001 the municipality haed 13,488 inhabitants.[1]

Cantons[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality is dividit intae five cantons.

Canton Inhabitants (2001) [2] Seat Inhabitants (2001)
Pocona Canton 4.251 Pocona / Puquna 244
Chimboata Canton 963 Chimboata / Chimpuwata 69
Chillicchi Canton 405 Chillicchi 130
Huayapacha Canton 5,461 Huayapacha / Wayapacha 206
Conda Canton 2,408 Conda 311

The Fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Some data:[3]

Pocona Municipality
Naitional rankin (oot o 314 municipalities) 264
Human Development Index (2001) 0.475
Life Expectancy Index 0.526
Education Index 0.576
Life expectancy (years) 56.6
Literacy o adults (% o 15 years auld an mair) 72.0
Average years o schuilin 3.3
Population census 2001 13,488
Percentage o landwart population 100.0%

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

The leids spoken in the Pocona Municipality are mainly Quechua an Spaingie.[4]

Leid Inhabitants
Quechua 12,482
Aymara 39
Guaraní 3
Anither native 6
Spaingie 4,954
Foreign 22
Anerlie native 7,706
Native an Spaing ie 4,790
Anerlie Spaingie 166

Economie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The principal economic activities are the cultivation o stane fruit an potatoes an tourism.

Places o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

The monumental Inca steid o Inkallaqta is situatit in the Pocona Municipality.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Instituto Nacional de Estadística Bolivia (INE) 2001
  2. www.ine.gov.bo
  3. Informe sobre Desarollo Humano, Consultas (Spanish)
  4. obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo

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