Pacajes Province

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Pacajes
Province
The archaeological site of Jach'a Phasa in the north of the Calacoto Municipality
The archaeological site of Jach'a Phasa in the north of the Calacoto Municipality
Location of Pacajes Province within Bolivia
Location of Pacajes Province within Bolivia
Provinces of the La Paz Department
Provinces of the La Paz Department
Coordinates: 17°30′0″S 68°45′0″W / 17.50000°S 68.75000°W / -17.50000; -68.75000
Country Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Municipalities 8
Capital Corocoro
Area
 • Total 10,584 km2 (4,087 sq mi)
Population (2012 census)
 • Total 55,180
 • Density 5.2/km2 (14/sq mi)

Pacajes is a province in the Bolivian department of La Paz. Its capital is Coro Coro.

Geography[edit]

Some of the highest mountains of the province are listed below:[1][2]

The most important river of the province is the Desaguadero River. Other rivers in the province are Ch'alla Jawira (in Aroma and Pacajes), Ch'alla Jawira (in Callapa), Jach'a Jawira (in Calacoto), Jach'a Jawira (in Caquiaviri), Llallawa Jawira, Qala Jawira, Qullpa Jawira and Thujsa Jawira.

Subdivision[edit]

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

Section Municipality Seat
1st Coro Coro Municipality Coro Coro
2nd Caquiaviri Municipality Caquiaviri
3rd Calacoto Municipality Calacoto
4th Comanche Municipality Comanche
5th Charaña Municipality Charaña
6th Waldo Ballivián Municipality Tumarapi (or Waldo Ballivián)
7th Nazacara de Pacajes Municipality Nazacara
8th Santiago de Callapa Municipality Callapa


References[edit]

  1. ^ Boliviam IGM map Rosario Hoja 5841-IV
  2. ^ "Calacoto". INE, Bolivia. Retrieved October 15, 2015. 


Coordinates: 17°30′S 68°45′W / 17.500°S 68.750°W / -17.500; -68.750