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San Benito Municipality

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San Benito Municipality

San Benito Municipality
San Benito Municipality
San Benito Municipality
Location of the Municipality within Bolivia

Coordinates: 17°30′0″S 65°53′0″W / 17.50000°S 65.88333°W / -17.50000; -65.88333Coordinates: 17°30′0″S 65°53′0″W / 17.50000°S 65.88333°W / -17.50000; -65.88333

Country Department Cochabamba Department
Province Punata Province
Seat San Benito
 • Mayor Remy Rodrigo Balderrama Arnez (2007)
 • President Hernan Claros Montaño (2007)
 • Total 50 sq mi (140 km2)
Population (2001)
 • Total 12,720

San Benito Municipality or Villa José Quintín Mendoza Municipality is the third municipal section of the Punata Province in the Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. Its seat is San Benito. At the time of census 2001 the municipality had 12,720 inhabitants.[1]


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

  • Huaricaya Canton or San Lorenzo Canton - (San Lorenzo)
  • San Benito Canton or Villa José Quintín Mendoza Canton - (San Benito)
  • Sunchu Pampa Canton - (Sunchu Pampa)


External links

  • Map of Punata Province
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