Sipe Sipe

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For the South American Wars of Independence, see Battle of Sipe-Sipe.
Sipe Sipe
Town
Sipe Sipe is located in Bolivia
Sipe Sipe
Sipe Sipe
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 17°27′00″S 66°23′00″W / 17.45000°S 66.38333°W / -17.45000; -66.38333Coordinates: 17°27′00″S 66°23′00″W / 17.45000°S 66.38333°W / -17.45000; -66.38333
Country  Bolivia
Department Cochabamba Department
Province Quillacollo Province
Municipality Sipe Sipe Municipality
Population (2012)
 • Total 41,571
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Sipe Sipe is a location in the Cochabamba Department in central Bolivia. It is the seat of the Sipe Sipe Municipality, the second municipal section of the Quillacollo Province.

History[edit]

Sipe Sipe is a small town near which was fought the Battle of Sipe-Sipe. This decisive battle took place on 29 November 1815 and reestablished the control of Upper Peru to the Viceroyalty of Peru. As a consequence of this battle Upper Peru gained independence from Buenos Aires, and after the final defeat of Spain, Bolivia was born as a nation.

Population[edit]

The evolution of the municipality population is as following:

  • 1992: 19.132 inhabitant [1]
  • 2001: 31.337 inhabitant [2]
  • 2005: 37.978 inhabitant [3]
  • 2012: 41.571 inhabitant [4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística Bolivia (INE) 1992
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) 2001
  3. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística (PDF; 196 kB)
  4. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística - Proyecciones (PDF; 1,57 MB)