Quime Municipality

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Quime
Municipality
Quime
Quime
Nickname(s): 
Un lugar de descanso
Motto(s): 
luchar hasta el final
Quime is located in Bolivia
Quime
Quime
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 16°45′S 67°20′W / 16.750°S 67.333°W / -16.750; -67.333
Country Bolivia
DepartmentLa Paz Department
ProvinceInquisivi Province
SeatQuime
Government
 • TypeDemocratic
 • MayorPaulino Villanueva Oyardo
 • Sub MayorPanfilo Marca
Population
 (2001)
 • Total7,338
Time zoneUTC-4 (-4)

Quime Municipality is the second municipal section of the Inquisivi Province in the La Paz Department in Bolivia, located south-east of the city of La Paz. Its seat is Quime.

The coordinates are 16° 59' 0" South, 67° 13' 0".

The climate is perfect since the town is between the mountains and the tropic, it has a large vegetation mostly eucalyptus, you can feel the nice aroma of the eucalyptus when you near Quime, it has 3 beautiful rivers, the water is clear like the air, the name of the rives are: Quime River, Chanvillalla River, Chichipata River.

Geography[edit]

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

Division[edit]

The municipality consists of the following cantons:[4]

  • Choquetanga Canton - 2,537 inhabitants (2001)
  • Figueroa Canton - 149 inhabitants
  • Waña Quta Canton - 69 inhabitants
  • Quime Canton - 4,583 inhabitants

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evelio Echevarría, Cordillera Quimsa Cruz, Bolivia, see sketch map p. 153
  2. ^ Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Estancia Choquetanga Chico 6143-IV
  3. ^ IGM map 1:50,000 6142-IV 'Yaco'
  4. ^ National Institute of Statistic in Bolivia Archived September 24, 2011, at the Wayback Machine

Coordinates: 16°45′00″S 67°20′00″W / 16.75°S 67.3333°W / -16.75; -67.3333