Quillacollo Province

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Quillacollo Province
Province
A view o the calvary o the Virgin o Urqupiña wi pilgrims durin the festival on 16 August
A view o the calvary o the Virgin o Urqupiña wi pilgrims durin the festival on 16 August
Location o Quillacollo Province athin Bolivie
Location o Quillacollo Province athin Bolivie
Bolivia department of cochabamba.png
Coordinates: 17°20′S 66°15′W / 17.333°S 66.250°W / -17.333; -66.250
Kintra Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivie
Depairtment Cochabamba Depairtment
Municipalities 5
Cantons 12
Caipital Quillacollo
Govrenment
 • Mayor Hugo Cesar Miguel Candia (2007)
Aurie
 • Total 720 km2 (280 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Tot 246,803
 • Density 342.8/km2 (888/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Quechua
Time zone GMT -4

Quillacollo is a province in the Cochabamba Depairtment, Bolivie. It is kent for its festival in August whare fowk frae aw ower Bolivie come an pay homage tae the Virgin o Urqupiña (Virgen de Urqupiña). Quillacollo is said tae be ane o the fastest growin ceeties in Bolivie.

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is dividit intae five municipalities which are further subdividit intae cantons.

Section Municipality Seat
1st Quillacollo Municipality Quillacollo
2nd Sipe Sipe Municipality Sipe Sipe
3rd Tiquipaya Municipality Tiquipaya
4th Vinto Municipality Vinto
5th Colcapirhua Municipality Colcapirhua

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

The leids spoken in the Quillacollo Province are mainly Spaingie an Quechua. The follaein table shows the number o those belangin tae the recognizit group o speakers.[1]

Leid Quillacollo Municipality Sipe Sipe Municipality Tiquipaya Municipality Vinto Municipality Colcapirhua Municipality
Quechua 52,399 23,819 19,308 18,630 18,050
Aymara 7,101 1,127 2,481 2,259 2,449
Guaraní 101 24 43 38 38
Anither native 82 24 36 26 46
Spaingie 93,131 23,059 32,704 26,355 38,441
Foreign 2,087 215 1,100 403 1,136
Anerlie native 5,756 6,544 2,972 3,332 1,365
Native an Spaingie 50,157 17,704 17,737 16,680 18,139
Anerlie Spaingie 43,003 5,358 15,000 9,684 20,314

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