Azurduy Province

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Azurduy
Province
Location of Azurduy Province within Bolivia
Location of Azurduy Province within Bolivia
Coordinates: 20°01′00″S 64°29′00″W / 20.01667°S 64.48333°W / -20.01667; -64.48333
Country Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
Department Chuquisaca Department
Capital Azurduy
Population
 • Ethnicities Quechua

Azurduy Province[1] (full official name: Província de Juana Azurduy de Padilla) is a province in the Chuquisaca Department in Bolivia. Its seat is the town of Azurduy. It was named in honor of revolutionary guerrilla Juana Azurduy de Padilla. In the 2012 census it had a population of 24,855.[2]

Geography[edit]

Some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below:[3][4][5]

Subdivisions[edit]

The province is divided into two municipalities which are further subdivided into six cantons.[6][7]

Section Municipality Cantons Seat
1st Azurduy Municipality Azurduy Canton Azurduy
    Las Casas Canton Torrecillas
    Antonio Lopez Canton San Antonio
2nd Tarvita Municipality Tarvita Canton Villa Orías (Tarvita)
    San Pedro Canton San Pedro
    Mariscal Braun Canton Mariscal Braun

References[edit]

  1. ^ Provincia Azurduy (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ "Censo de Poblacion y Vivienda - 2012: Chuquisaca". Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Bolivia. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Hacienda Chunca Cancha 6635-II
  4. ^ Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Río San José 6634-I
  5. ^ "Tarvita". INE, Bolivia. Retrieved April 24, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Atlas Municipal: Azurduy" (PDF). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Bolivia. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Atlas Municipal: Tarvita" (PDF). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Bolivia. Archived (PDF) from the original on 5 February 2014.