Belisario Boeto Province

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Belisario Boeto Province
Province
Location of Belisario Boeto Province within Bolivia
Location of Belisario Boeto Province within Bolivia
Coordinates: 18°55′S 64°20′W / 18.917°S 64.333°W / -18.917; -64.333
CountryFlag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
DepartmentChuquisaca Department
CapitalVilla Serrano
Area
 • Total658 sq mi (1,704 km2)
Elevation
7,900 ft (2,400 m)
Population
(2001)
 • Total12,277
 • Density16/sq mi (6.1/km2)
 • Ethnicities
Quechuas
Time zoneGMT -4

Belisario Boeto is a province in the Bolivian department of Chuquisaca.

Subdivision[edit]

The province consists of only one municipality, Villa Serrano Municipality, which is identical to the province. Belisario Boeto Province is further subdivided into three cantons. The cantons with their seats are:

Canton Seat
Villa Serrano Canton Villa Serrano
Mendoza Canton Mendoza
Urriolagoitia Canton Urriolagoitia

The people[edit]

The people are predominantly not indigenous, 36.0% are of Quechuan descent.

Ethnic group Inhabitants (%)
Quechua 36.0
Aymara 0.2
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.2
Not indigenous 63.4
Other indigenous groups 0.1

Ref.: obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo

Languages[edit]

The languages spoken in the province are mainly Spanish and Quechua.

Language Inhabitants
Quechua 3,262
Aymara 24
Guaraní 2
Another native 0
Spanish 10,443
Foreign 19
Only native 1,133
Native and Spanish 2,138
Only Spanish 8,305

Ref.: obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 18°55′01″S 64°19′59″W / 18.917°S 64.333°W / -18.917; -64.333