Nor Yungas Province

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Nor Yungas
Location of Nor Yungas Province within Bolivia
Location of Nor Yungas Province within Bolivia
Provinces of the La Paz Department
Provinces of the La Paz Department
Coordinates: 16°10′0″S 67°40′0″W / 16.16667°S 67.66667°W / -16.16667; -67.66667
Country Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Municipalities 2
Founded January 12, 1899
Capital Coroico
 • Total 1,720 km2 (660 sq mi)
Population (2012 census)
 • Total 36,983
 • Density 22/km2 (56/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Aymara
Website Official website

Nor Yungas is a province in the Yungas-area of the Bolivian department of La Paz.[1] During the presidency of José Manuel Pando the Yungas Province was divided into two parts, the Nor Yungas and the Sud Yungas Province, by law of January 12, 1899. Its administrative seat is the town of Coroico.[2]


The province is divided into two municipalities.

Municipality Inhabitants (2001) [3] Seat Inhabitants (2001)
Coroico Municipality 12,237 Coroico 2,197
Coripata Municipality 11,444 Coripata 2,205

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Coordinates: 16°10′S 67°40′W / 16.167°S 67.667°W / -16.167; -67.667