Tomás Frías Province

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Tomás Frías
Potosí, caipital o the Tomás Frías Province an the Potosí Depairtment
Potosí, caipital o the Tomás Frías Province an the Potosí Depairtment
Banner o Tomás Frías
Official seal of Tomás Frías
Location o the Tomás Frías Province athin Bolivie
Location o the Tomás Frías Province athin Bolivie
Provinces o the Potosí Depairtment
Provinces o the Potosí Depairtment
Coordinates: 19°23′23″S 65°54′34″W / 19.38972°S 65.90944°W / -19.38972; -65.90944
Kintra Bolivie
DepairtmentPotosí Depairtment
 • Total3420 km2 (1,320 sq mi)
 • Total176,922
 • Density51.7/km2 (134/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities
Quechua Aymara
Area code(s)BO-P

Tomás Frías is a province in the northren pairts o the Bolivie Potosí Depairtment. Its caipital is Potosí whilk is the caipital o the depairtment an aw. The province is namit efter the umwhile preses Tomás Frías Ametller.

Location[eedit | eedit soorce]

Tomás Frías province is ane o saxteen provinces in the Potosí Depairtment. It is locatit atween 19° 00' an 19° 50' Sooth an atween 65° 32' an 66° 24' Wast.

It haes mairches wi Chayanta Province in the north, Oruro Depairtment in the northwast, Antonio Quijarro Province in the soothwast, José María Linares Province in the sooth, an Cornelio Saavedra Province in the east.

The province stends ower 115 km frae east tae wast an frae north tae sooth.

Diveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province comprises fower municipalities whilk are further subdividit intae cantons.

Section Municipality Seat
Capital Municipality Potosí Municipality Potosí
1st Tinguipaya Municipality Tinguipaya
2nd Yocalla Municipality Yocalla
3rd Urmiri Municipality Urmiri

Population[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main leid o the province is Spaingie, spoken bi 84.5 %, while 75.5 % o the population speak Quechua. The population increased frae 167,111 indwallers (1992 census) tae 176,922 (2001 census), an increase o 20 %. Caipital o the province is Potosí (132,966 inhabitants).

28 % o the population hae nae access tae electricity, 50.5 % hae nae sanitary facilities.

21 % o the population are employed in agricultur, 8 % in minin, 10 % in industrie, 61 % in general services. 92 % o the population are Catholics, 5 % Protestants.

The fow are predominantly indigenous ceetizens o Quechua an Aymara strynd.[1]

Ethnic group Potosí Municipality (%) Tinguipaya Municipality (%) Yocalla Municipality (%) Urmiri Municipality (%)
Quechua 68,1 94,7 93,8 49,3
Aymara 2,0 0,2 0,4 46,6
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0,2 0,0 0,1 0,0
Nae indigenous 29,5 5,1 5,7 4,1
Ither indigenous groups 0,2 0,0 0,1 0,1

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