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San Pedro de Tiquina Municipality

San Pedro de Tiquina
Municipality
Strait of Tiquina, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia
Strait of Tiquina, Lake Titicaca, Bolivia
San Pedro de Tiquina is located in Bolivia
San Pedro de Tiquina
San Pedro de Tiquina
Location of the Arani Municipality within Bolivia
Coordinates:
Country Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Province Manco Kapac Province
Seat San Pedro de Tiquina
Government
 • Mayor Gregorio Argani Quispe
 • President Freddy Poma Peñaranda
Area
 • Total 20 sq mi (60 km2)
Elevation 12,630 ft (3,850 m)
Population (2001)
 • Total 6,093
 • Ethnicities Aymara
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

San Pedro de Tiquina Municipality is the second municipal section of the Manco Kapac Province in the La Paz Department in Bolivia. Its seat is San Pedro de Tiquina.

Subdivision

The municipality is divided into five cantons.

Canton Inhabitants (2001)[1] Seat
Calata San Martin Canton 1,282 Calata de San Martin
San Pablo de Tiquina Canton 1,474 San Pablo de Tiquina
San Pedro de Tiquina Canton 839 San Pedro de Tiquina
Santiago de Ojje Canton 516 Santiago de Ojje
Villa Amacari Canton 1,982 Villa Amacari

The people

The people are predominantly indigenous citizens of Aymaran descent.

Ethnic group %
Quechua 1.1
Aymara 91.6
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.2
Not indigenous 6.9
Other indigenous groups 0.2

Ref.: obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo

Languages

The languages spoken in the San Pedro de Tiquina Municipality are mainly Aymara and Spanish.

Language Inhabitants
Quechua 114
Aymara 4,884
Guaraní 3
Another native 8
Spanish 4,440
Foreign 41
Only native 1,409
Native and Spanish 3,518
Only Spanish 924

See also

References

  1. ^ www.ine.gob.bo
  • obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo

External links

  • Population data and map of San Pedro de Tiquina Municipality
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