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Jesús de Machaca Municipality

Jesús de Machaca Municipality
Location of the municipality within Ingavi province
Location of the municipality within Ingavi province
Jesús de Machaca Municipality is located in Bolivia
Jesús de Machaca Municipality
Jesús de Machaca Municipality
Location of the Jesús de Machaca Municipality within Bolivia
Country Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Province Ingavi Province
Seat Jesús de Machaca
 • Mayor Adrian Aspi Cosme (2008)
 • President Melicio Llanqui Mita (2008)
 • Total 369 sq mi (955 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 13,247

Jesús de Machaca Municipality is the sixth

  • Jesús de Machaca Municipality: population data and map (Spanish)
  • Website of Jesús de Machaca Municipality (CEBEM - Centro Boliviano de Estudios Multidisciplinarios)

External links

  • / census 2001: Jesús de Machaca Municipality
  1. ^ (Spanish)
  2. ^ National Institute of Statistics of Bolivia
  3. ^ (inactive)
  4. ^ Tourist guide by the government of the department


See also

  • The archaeological site of Qhunqhu Wankani in Jesús de Machaca Canton
  • Jesús de Machaca, an indigenous community
  • Yakayuni saltflats in Jesús de Machaca Canton where salt exploitation is possible
  • Uru Iruito community in Jesús de Machaca Canton and the Urus Iruito museum in Jesús de Machaca

Some of the tourist attractions of the municipality are:[4]

Places of interest

Ethnic group %
Quechua 0.3
Aymara 94.4
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.1
Not indigenous 4.3
Other indigenous groups 0.9

The people are predominantly indigenous citizens of Aymara descent.[3]

The people

  • Aguallamaya - 1,694 inhabitants (2001)
  • Chama - 1,278 inhabitants
  • Cuipa España de Machaca - 662 inhabitants
  • Jesús de Machaca - 862 inhabitants
  • Kalla Tupac Katari - 2,669 inhabitants
  • Khonkho San Salvador - 755 inhabitants
  • Mejillones de Machaca - 845 inhabitants
  • Santa Ana de Machaca - 363 inhabitants
  • Santo Domingo de Machaca - 588 inhabitants
  • Villa Asunción de Machaca - 3,244 inhabitants

The municipality consists of the following ten cantons:[2]



  • Division 1
  • The people 2
  • Places of interest 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

. Jesús de Machaca Its seat is [1]

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