Camargo, Chuquisaca

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Camargo, Chuquisaca
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Camargo, Chuquisaca is located in Bolivia
Camargo, Chuquisaca
Camargo, Chuquisaca
Location in Bolivia
Coordinates: 20°38′25″S 65°12′37″W / 20.64028°S 65.21028°W / -20.64028; -65.21028Coordinates: 20°38′25″S 65°12′37″W / 20.64028°S 65.21028°W / -20.64028; -65.21028
Country Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
Department Chuquisaca Department
Province Nor Cinti Province
Population (2008)
 • Total 5,685

Camargo is a small town in the Chuquisaca Department of Bolivia in the South American Andes.

Location[edit]

Camargo is the capital of Nor Cinti Province and is situated in Camargo Municipio, embedded between north-southerly mountain ridges, at an elevation of 2,414 m, on the banks of Río Chico which later becomes Río Pilaya.

Camargo is located 350 km south of the department capital Sucre, along Ruta 1, one of Bolivia's major roads which is 1,215 km long and goes from the Peruvian border in the north to the Argentine border in the south. Camargo is mostly a common last name for Bolivans. Francisco Camargo is an up-and-coming famous soccer player from La Paz trying out for the New York Red bulls, his last names come from the city Nor Cinti Province.

Population[edit]

The population of the town has increased by 50% over the past two decades, from 3,789 inhabitants (1992 census) to 4,502 (2001 census) and 5,685 (2008 estimation).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Gazeteer". Archived from the original on 2008-10-24. 

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