Wila Pukarani volcano as seen from the north
Location of Sabaya (Atahuallpa) Province in Bolivia
|Municipalities||Chipaya, Coipasa, Sabaya|
|• Total||5,885 km2 (2,272 sq mi)|
|• Density||1.2/km2 (3/sq mi)|
|Time zone||BOT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||591 2|
It borders Sajama Province in the north, the Republic of Chile and Puerto de Mejillones Province in the west, the Potosí Department in the southwest, the Ladislao Cabrera Province in the southeast, and the Litoral Province in the northeast.
The province extends over 160 km from northwest to southeast, and 50 km from northeast to southwest.
The main language in the province is Spanish, spoken by 92%, 67% of the population speak Aymara and 9% speak Quechua. The population increased from 3,567 inhabitants (1992 census) to 7,114 (2001 census), an increase of almost 100%. 40.7% of the population is younger than 15 years old.
66.4% of the population are employed in agriculture, 1.6% in mining, 4.9% in industry, 27.1% in general services (2001).
59% of the population are Catholics, 32% are Protestants (1992).
- Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Estancia Miraflores 5838-II
- BIGM map 1:50,000 Cerro Capitan Hoja 5837-III