Tomave Municipality

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Tomave Municipality
Municipality
Route 5 between Potosí and Uyuni in Tomave Municipality
Route 5 between Potosí and Uyuni in Tomave Municipality
Location within Potosí Department
Location within Potosí Department
Tomave Municipality is located in Bolivia
Tomave Municipality
Tomave Municipality
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 20°8′S 66°21′W / 20.133°S 66.350°W / -20.133; -66.350Coordinates: 20°8′S 66°21′W / 20.133°S 66.350°W / -20.133; -66.350
Country  Bolivia
Department Potosí Department
Province Antonio Quijarro Province
Seat Tomave
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,764
 • Ethnicities Quechua
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Tomave Municipality is the second municipal section of the Antonio Quijarro Province in the Potosí Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Uyuni.

Subdivision[edit]

The municipality consists of the following cantons:

  • Apacheta
  • Calasaya
  • Opoco
  • San Francisco de Tarana
  • Tacora
  • Ticatica
  • Tolapampa
  • Tomave
  • Ubina
  • Viluyo
  • Yura
  • Cuchagua

The people[edit]

The people are predominantly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent.[1]

Ethnic group %
Quechua 93.1
Aymara 3.2
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.1
Not indigenous 3.5
Other indigenous groups 0.2

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo/municipal/fichas/ (inactive)

External links[edit]