Montero, Bolivia

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Montero
City & Municipality
Montero street, Bolivia.jpg
Flag of Montero
Official seal of Montero
Montero is located in Bolivia
Montero
Montero
Location in Bolivia
Coordinates: 17°20′32″S 63°15′21″W / 17.34222°S 63.25583°W / -17.34222; -63.25583Coordinates: 17°20′32″S 63°15′21″W / 17.34222°S 63.25583°W / -17.34222; -63.25583
CountryFlag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
Department Santa Cruz Department
ProvinceObispo Santistevan Province
MunicipalityMontero Municipality
NamedDecember 4, 1912
Area
 • City & Municipality280 km2 (110 sq mi)
Elevation
357 m (1,171 ft)
Population
 (2012 Census)
 • Urban
107,294
Time zoneUTC-4 (BOT)
Postal code
31001
Area code(s)+591 4
WebsiteOfficial website

Montero is a city and a municipality in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, about 50 km north of Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Montero had a population of 109,503 as of 2012 and has experienced growth in recent decades, becoming an important city in the region.[1]

Montero has an elevation of about 300 meters above sea level and an average temperature of 23 °C (73.4 °F). The city is predominantly agricultural, producing soybeans, cotton, corn, and rice.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2013-01-11.