Sud Yungas Province

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Sud Yungas / Sur Yungas
Province
Mururata in Sud Yungas Province, as seen from Coroico
Mururata in Sud Yungas Province, as seen from Coroico
Location of Sur Yungas Province within Bolivia
Location of Sur Yungas Province within Bolivia
Provinces of the La Paz Department
Provinces of the La Paz Department
Coordinates: 16°0′0″S 67°5′0″W / 16.00000°S 67.08333°W / -16.00000; -67.08333
Country Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Municipalities 5
Founded January 12, 1900
Capital Chulumani
Area
 • Total 5,770 km2 (2,230 sq mi)
Population (2012 census)
 • Total 105,013
 • Density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Aymara
Website Official website

Sud Yungas or Sur Yungas is a province in the Bolivian department of La Paz. It was created during the presidency of José Manuel Pando on January 12, 1900.[1] The capital of the province is Chulumani.

Geography[edit]

The Cordillera Real traverses the province. The highest peaks of the province is Illimani at 6,438 m (21,122 ft) above sea level. Other mountains are listed below:[2][3][4]

Subdivision[edit]

The province is divided into five municipalities.

Municipality Inhabitants (2001) [5] Seat Inhabitants (2001)
Chulumani Municipality 13,204 Chulumani 2,724
Irupana Municipality 11,383 Irupana 1,882
Yanacachi Municipality 4,250 Yanacachi 504
Palos Blancos Municipality 16,786 Palos Blancos 2,961
La Asunta Municipality 18,016 La Asunta 1,466

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official website
  2. ^ Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Araca 6043-I
  3. ^ Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Lambate 6044-II
  4. ^ "Irupana". INE, Bolivia. Retrieved March 18, 2016. 
  5. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística Archived 2009-11-13 at the Wayback Machine. (Spanish)


Coordinates: 16°00′S 67°05′W / 16.000°S 67.083°W / -16.000; -67.083