Guanay Municipality

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Guanay Municipality
Municipality
The Cordillera Real as seen from Lake Titicaca with Chachakumani and Ch'iyar Juqhu of the Guanay Municipality in the center
The Cordillera Real as seen from Lake Titicaca with Chachakumani and Ch'iyar Juqhu of the Guanay Municipality in the center
Guanay Municipality is located in Bolivia
Guanay Municipality
Guanay Municipality
Location of the Viacha Municipality within Bolivia
Coordinates: 15°29′41″S 67°54′00″W / 15.4947°S 67.900°W / -15.4947; -67.900Coordinates: 15°29′41″S 67°54′00″W / 15.4947°S 67.900°W / -15.4947; -67.900
CountryFlag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
DepartmentLa Paz Department
ProvinceLarecaja Province
SeatGuanay
Government
 • MayorEddy Loayza Guzmán (2007)
 • PresidentLady Saavedra de Chávez (2007)
Area
 • Total1,510 sq mi (3,911 km2)
Elevation
1,600 ft (500 m)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total11,528

Guanay Municipality is the second municipal section of the Larecaja Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Guanay.

Geography[edit]

The Cordillera Real traverses the Guanay Municipality. Some of the highest peaks of the range, Chachakumani and Ch'iyar Juqhu, lie within the borders of the municipality. More mountains are listed below:[1]

Languages[edit]

The languages spoken in the Guanay Municipality are mainly Spanish, Aymara and Quechua.

Language Inhabitants
Quechua 1.653
Aymara 3.405
Guaraní 5
Another native 94
Spanish 10.064
Foreign 86
Only native 737
Native and Spanish 4.123
Only Spanish 5.942

Ref.: obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Comunidad Amaguaya 5946-III and Zongo 5945-I