Loayza Province

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Location of Loayza Province within Bolivia
Location of Loayza Province within Bolivia
Provinces of the La Paz Department
Provinces of the La Paz Department
Coordinates: 16°58′0″S 67°38′0″W / 16.96667°S 67.63333°W / -16.96667; -67.63333
Country Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Municipalities 5
Capital Puerto Acosta
 • Total 3,370 km2 (1,300 sq mi)
Population (2012 census)
 • Total 47,295
 • Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)

Loayza or José Ramón Loayza is a province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Luribay.


The Kimsa Cruz mountain range traverses the province. Some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below:[1][2][3]


The province is divided into five municipalities which are further subdivided into cantons.

Section Municipality Seat
1st Luribay Municipality Luribay
2nd Sapahaqui Municipality Sapahaqui
3rd Yaco Municipality Yaco
4th Malla Municipality Malla
5th Cairoma Municipality Cairoma

See also[edit]


  1. ^ IGM maps 1:50,000 6043-I Araca, 6042-I Luribay and 6142-IV 'Yaco'
  2. ^ Evelio Echevarría, Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, Bolivia, see map p. 153
  3. ^ "Malla". INE, Bolivia. Archived from the original on October 20, 2014. Retrieved February 23, 2016.

Coordinates: 16°58′S 67°38′W / 16.967°S 67.633°W / -16.967; -67.633