Tiraque Province

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Tiraque Province
Province
Location of the Tiraque Province within Bolivia
Location of the Tiraque Province within Bolivia
Location of the Tiraque Province within the Cochabamba Department
Location of the Tiraque Province within the Cochabamba Department
Coordinates: 17°20′0″S 65°55′0″W / 17.33333°S 65.91667°W / -17.33333; -65.91667
CountryFlag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
DepartmentCochabamba Department
CapitalTiraque
Government
 • MayorFidel Felix Salazar Bustamante (2008)
 • Council PresidentGabriel Inturias Rios
Area
 • Total1,060 sq mi (2,740 km2)
Elevation
10,500 ft (3,200 m)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total35,017
 • Density52/sq mi (20.1/km2)

Tiraque is a province in the Cochabamba Department in central Bolivia. Its capital is Tiraque.

Subdivision[edit]

The province is divided into two municipalities which are further subdivided into cantons.

Section Municipality Seat
1st Tiraque Municipality Tiraque
2nd Shinahota Municipality Shinahota

Shinahota Municipality (formerly Shinahota Canton or Central Busch Canton being a part of Tiraque Province) was created on July 4, 2009.[1][2]

Languages[edit]

The languages spoken in the Tiraque Province are mainly Quechua and Spanish.[3]

Language Inhabitants
Quechua 29,569
Aymara 757
Guaraní 30
Another native 39
Spanish 19,789
Foreign 101
Only native 12,739
Native and Spanish 17,025
Only Spanish 2,765

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Coordinates: 17°20′S 65°55′W / 17.333°S 65.917°W / -17.333; -65.917