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
CountryFlag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
DepartmentLa Paz Department
ProvincePedro Domingo Murillo Province
SeatEl Alto
Government
 • MayorFanor Nava Santiesteban (2007)
 • PresidentGustavo Adolfo Morales (2007)
Area
 • Total134 sq mi (346 km2)
Elevation
13,000 ft (4,000 m)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total649,958

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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