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Arque Municipality

Arque Municipality
Arque Municipality
Arque Municipality
Location within Bolivia

Coordinates: 17°49′S 66°26′W / 17.817°S 66.433°W / -17.817; -66.433

Country  Bolivia
Department Cochabamba Department
Province Arque Province
Seat Arque
 • Mayor Hilarion Valencia Anabe (2007)
 • President Gaby Gutierrez Hurtade (2007)
Elevation 11,500 ft (3,500 m)
Population (2001)
 • Total 11,806
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Arque Municipality is the first municipal section of the Arque Province in the Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Arque. At the time of census 2001 the municipality had 11,806 inhabitants.[1] It has the lowest HDI of Bolivia with 0.311.


The municipality is divided into two cantons. They are (their seats in parentheses):

  • Arque Canton - (Arque)
  • Colcha Canton - (Colcha)


The languages spoken in the Arque Municipality are mainly Quechua and Spanish.[2]

Language Inhabitants
Quechua 10,793
Aymara 107
Guaraní 3
Another native 2
Spanish 2,185
Foreign 13
Only native 8,778
Native and Spanish 2,052
Only Spanish 134

See also


External links

  • Population data and map of Arque Municipality

Coordinates: 17°49′00″S 66°24′00″W / 17.8167°S 66.4°W / -17.8167; -66.4

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