Caranavi

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Caranavi
Main square in Caranavi
Main square in Caranavi
Coat of arms of Caranavi
Coat of arms
Caranavi is located in Bolivia
Caranavi
Caranavi
Location in Bolivia
Coordinates: 15°49′S 67°33′W / 15.817°S 67.550°W / -15.817; -67.550
Country Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Province Caranavi Province
Municipality Caranavi Municipality
Elevation 976 m (3,202 ft)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 21,883

Caranavi is the capital of the Caranavi Province in the Yungas region of Bolivia, South America.[citation needed] On 23 December 2009, part of the province was detached from the municipality of Caranavi to become the municipality of Alto Beni.[2]

Geography[edit]

Caranavi is north of Coroico, on the road from La Paz to Rurrenabaque.

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.ine.gov.bo - National Institute of Statistics of Bolivia (Spanish)
  2. ^ Entre 2005 y 2009 se crearon 10 nuevos municipios en Bolivia