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Tarata Municipality

Tarata Municipality
Tarata Municipality
Tarata Municipality
Location of the Tarata Municipality within Bolivia

Coordinates: 17°41′0″S 66°3′0″W / 17.68333°S 66.05000°W / -17.68333; -66.05000Coordinates: 17°41′0″S 66°3′0″W / 17.68333°S 66.05000°W / -17.68333; -66.05000

Country Department Cochabamba Department
Province Esteban Arce Province
Seat Tarata
 • Mayor Pedro Hipolito Corrales (2008)
 • President Benjamin Zurita Meneses (2008)
 • Total 129 sq mi (335 km2)
Elevation 8,500 ft (2,600 m)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,715
 • Density 68/sq mi (26.1/km2)

Tarata Municipality is the first municipal section of the Esteban Arce Province in the Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. Its capital is Tarata. At the time of census 2001 the municipality had 8,715 inhabitants.[1]


Tarata Municipality is divided into four cantons.

Kanton Inhabitants (2001)[2] Seat
Tarata Canton 5,983 Tarata
Huasa Rancho Canton 822 Huasa Rancho
Huayculi Canton 1,134 Huayculi
Izata Canton 776 Izata


The languages spoken in the Tarata Municipality are mainly Quechua and Spanish.[3]

Language Inhabitants
Quechua 7,321
Aymara 78
Guaraní 8
Another native 2
Spanish 5,491
Foreign 43
Only native 2,734
Native and Spanish 4,621
Only Spanish 871


External links

  • Population data and map of Tarata Municipality
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