Federico Román Province

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Federico Román
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Río Abuná on the right, Río Madeira on the left
Location in Bolivia
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General Data
Capital Nueva Esperanza
Area 13,200 km²
Population 7,034 (2012)
Density 0.5 inhabitants/km² (2001)
ISO 3166-2 BO.PA.GR
Pando Department
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Federico Román (or: General Federico Román) is one of the five provinces of the Bolivian department of Pando and is situated in the department's northeastern parts. Its name honours General Federico Román.

Location[edit]

Federico Román province is located between 09° 41' and 10° 51' South and between 65° 17' and 66° 39' West. It extends over 150 km from North to South, and 200 km from West to East.

The province is situated in the Amazon lowlands of Bolivia and borders Abuná Province in the West, Manuripi Province in the Southwest, Beni Department in the Southeast, and Brazil in the East and North.

The border to Beni Department in the South forms Río Beni, to neighbouring Brazil Río Madeira in the East and Río Abuná in the North.

Population[edit]

The population of Federico Román Province has increased by more than 400% over the recent two decades:

39.6% of the population are younger than 15 years old. (1992)

87.9% of the population speak Spanish, 3.1% speak Quechua, 1.2% Aymara, and 26.5 speak foreign languages (mainly Portuguese, due to the nearness to Brazil) . (1992)

The literacy rate of the province's population is 72.6%. (1992)

83.1% of the population have no access to electricity, 59.1% have no sanitary facilities. (1992)

83.1% of the population are Catholics, 15.2% are Protestants. (1992)

Division[edit]

The province comprises three municipios:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) 1992 Archived April 23, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) 2001
  3. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) 2012

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 10°20′S 66°00′W / 10.333°S 66.000°W / -10.333; -66.000