Burdett O'Connor Province
Location of Burnet O'Connor in Bolivia
Location of Burnet O'Connor in Tarija
|• Total||6,043 km2 (2,333 sq mi)|
|• Density||3.2/km2 (8.3/sq mi)|
The province borders Chuquisaca Department in the north, Eustaquio Méndez Province in the north-west, Cercado Province in the west, Aniceto Arce Province in the south-west, and Gran Chaco Province in the south and east.
The province extends over 140 kilometres (87 mi) from north to south, and 100 kilometres (62 mi) from east to west.
The population increased from 17,763 inhabitants (1992 census) to 19,339 (2001 census), an increase of 8.9%. - 47.5% of the population are younger than 15 years old.
89.5% of the population have no access to electricity, 84.5% have no sanitary facilities.
51.6% of the population are employed in agriculture, 14.6% in mining, 7.0% in industry, 26.8% in general services (2001).
89.9% of the population are Catholics, 4.0% are Protestants (1992).
In contrast to the neighbouring provinces, the province comprises only one municipio which is Entre Ríos. It is identical to the Burdett O'Connor Province.
Places of interest
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