Municipio de Tarabuco
|Incorporated (municipality)||18 November 1912|
|• Mayor||election on April 4, 2010|
|• Total||395 sq mi (1,023 km2)|
|Elevation||11,500 ft (3,500 m)|
|• Ethnicities||Yampará (Quechua), Aymara, other indigenous, Guaraní|
Tarabuco Municipality is the first municipal section of the Yamparáez Province in the Chuquisaca Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Tarabuco. Its population is overwhelmingly indigenous: of 10,530 people 15 or older in the 2001 Census, 9,834 (or 93,40%) self-identified with an indigenous people; 9,779 to the Quechua people, 29 Aymara, 15 to another indigenous people, and 7 as Guaraní. On 6 December 2009, its residents voted in favor of indigenous autonomy for the municipality, with a vote of 90.8%.
- "Municipio de Tarabuco," Ministerio de Autonomías.
- "Las autonomías indígenas avanzan a paso lento per seguro, entre consensos e interrogantes" Diálogos en Democracia, 21 March 2010 (Supplement to Pulso Bolivia).
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