Cercado is a province in the Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. Its capital is Cochabamba which is also the capital of the department.
The province consists of one municipality, Cochabamba Municipality. It is identical to the province.
The people are predominantly indigenous citizens of Quechuan and Aymaran descent.
The languages spoken in the Cercado Province are mainly Spanish, Quechua, Aymara and Guaraní. The following table shows the number of those belonging to the recognized group of speakers.
|Native and Spanish
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Coordinates: 17°23′S 66°10′W / 17.383°S 66.167°W