San Pedro de Tiquina Municipality

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San Pedro de Tiquina
Municipality
Strait of Tiquina, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia
San Pedro de Tiquina is located in Bolivia
San Pedro de Tiquina
San Pedro de Tiquina
Location of the Arani Municipality within Bolivia
Coordinates: 16°14′0″S 68°52′0″W / 16.23333°S 68.86667°W / -16.23333; -68.86667Coordinates: 16°14′0″S 68°52′0″W / 16.23333°S 68.86667°W / -16.23333; -68.86667
CountryFlag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
DepartmentLa Paz Department
ProvinceManco Kapac Province
SeatSan Pedro de Tiquina
Government
 • MayorGregorio Argani Quispe
 • PresidentFreddy Poma Peñaranda
Area
 • Total20 sq mi (60 km2)
Elevation
12,630 ft (3,850 m)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total6,093
 • Ethnicities
Aymara
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)

San Pedro de Tiquina Municipality is the second municipal section of the Manco Kapac Province in the La Paz Department in Bolivia. Its seat is San Pedro de Tiquina.

Subdivision[edit]

The municipality is divided into five cantons.

Canton Inhabitants (2001)[1] Seat
Calata San Martin Canton 1,282 Calata de San Martin
San Pablo de Tiquina Canton 1,474 San Pablo de Tiquina
San Pedro de Tiquina Canton 839 San Pedro de Tiquina
Santiago de Ojje Canton 516 Santiago de Ojje
Villa Amacari Canton 1,982 Villa Amacari

The people[edit]

The people are predominantly indigenous citizens of Aymaran descent.

Ethnic group %
Quechua 1.1
Aymara 91.6
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.2
Not indigenous 6.9
Other indigenous groups 0.2

Ref.: obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo

Languages[edit]

The languages spoken in the San Pedro de Tiquina Municipality are mainly Aymara and Spanish.

Language Inhabitants
Quechua 114
Aymara 4,884
Guaraní 3
Another native 8
Spanish 4,440
Foreign 41
Only native 1,409
Native and Spanish 3,518
Only Spanish 924

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