Tapacarí Province

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Tapacarí Province
Location o Tapacarí Province athin Bolivie
General Data
Kintra  Bolivie
Depairtment Cochabamba Depairtment
Caipital Tapacarí
Municipalities 1
Cantons 4
Aurie 1,500 km²
Elevation 3,500 m
Population 19,202 (1992)
25,919 (2001) [1]
Densitie 17.3 inhabitants/km² (2001)
Leids Quechua, Spaingie, Aymara
ISO 3166-2 BO.CB.TP
Cochabamba Depairtment

Tapacarí is a province in the Cochabamba Depairtment, Bolivie. Its caipital is Tapacarí. The province is locatit at a turnaff frae the major heich-gate that links Cochabamba an Oruro. It haes traditionally been amangst the poorest in the depairtment. Tapacarí Province an neebourin Arque Province are the twa poorest o the 16 provinces that mak up the depairtment o Cochabamba.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The approximate altitude o the province is 3,000 meters abuin sea level. The terrain is vera rough.

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is no further subdividit intae municipalities. So Tapacarí Municipality an Tapacarí Province are identical. The province is dividit intae fower cantons.

Canton Inhabitants (2001) Seat
Challa Canton 6,061 Challa
Leque Canton 3,911 Leque
Ramadas Canton 6,508 Ramadas
Tapacarí Canton 9,429 Tapacarí

Fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ethnic group Inhabitants (%)
Quechua 64.1
Aymara 31.4
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.0
No indigenous 4.5
Ither indigenous groups 0.0

Ref.: obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo

Leids[eedit | eedit soorce]

The leids spoken in the Tapacarí Province are mainly Quechua, Spaingie an Aymara.[2]

Leid Inhabitants
Quechua 18,806
Aymara 8,187
Guaraní 5
Anither native 6
Spaingie 8,213
Foreign 15
Anerlie native 16,018
Native an Spaingie 7,947
Anerlie Spaingie 266

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are virtually nae pavit roads in the entire province, wi the exception o the interdepartamental route linkin Cochabamba an Oruro an La Paz.

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