Irupana Municipality

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Irupana Municipality
Irupana Municipality is located in Bolivia
Irupana Municipality
Irupana Municipality
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 16°30′S 67°30′W / 16.500°S 67.500°W / -16.500; -67.500
Country  Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Province Sud Yungas Province
Seat Irupana
 • Mayor Clemente Mamani Condorena (2007)
Elevation 5,900 ft (1,800 m)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,383
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Irupana Municipality or Villa de Lanza Municipality is the second municipal section of the Sud Yungas Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Irupana.


Irupana Municipality is divided into six cantons.

Canton Inhabitants (2001)[1] Seat Inhabitants (2001)
Irupana Canton 4,465 Irupana 1,882
Lambate Canton 2,693 Lambate 347
Laza Canton 800 Laza 164
Taca Canton 1,080 Taca 183
Chicaloma Canton 1,177 Chicaloma 634
Victorio Lanza Canton 1,168 Victorio Lanza 181


Mururata as seen from Coroico

The 21,122 feet high Illimani is located in the Irupana Municipality, in Lambate Canton, on the border to the Pedro Domingo Murillo Province. Mururata mountain (19,262 ft), also situated in Lambate Canton, lies on the border to the Yanacachi Municipality.


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Coordinates: 16°30′S 67°30′W / 16.5°S 67.5°W / -16.5; -67.5