El Alto Municipality

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El Alto Municipality
Municipality
El Alto with the Andes in the background
El Alto with the Andes in the background
El Alto Municipality is located in Bolivia
El Alto Municipality
El Alto Municipality
Location of the El Alto Municipality within Bolivia
Coordinates: 16°25′0″S 68°12′0″W / 16.41667°S 68.20000°W / -16.41667; -68.20000Coordinates: 16°25′0″S 68°12′0″W / 16.41667°S 68.20000°W / -16.41667; -68.20000
Country Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Province Pedro Domingo Murillo Province
Seat El Alto
Government
 • Mayor Fanor Nava Santiesteban (2007)
 • President Gustavo Adolfo Morales (2007)
Area
 • Total 134 sq mi (346 km2)
Elevation 13,000 ft (4,000 m)
Population (2001)
 • Total 649,958

El Alto Municipality or El Alto de La Paz Municipality is a municipal section of the Pedro Domingo Murillo Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its seat is El Alto, the second-largest city in Bolivia.

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