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Villa Rivero Municipality

Villa Rivero Municipality

Colonial balcony and tower of the church of Villa Rivero
Villa Rivero Municipality
Villa Rivero Municipality
Location within Bolivia

Coordinates: 17°39′S 65°40′W / 17.650°S 65.667°W / -17.650; -65.667

Country  Bolivia
Department Cochabamba Department
Province Punata Province
Seat Villa Rivero
 • Mayor Freddy Lara Guillén (2007)
 • President Freddy Lara Guillén (2005)
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,857
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Villa Rivero Municipality or Muela Municipality is the second municipal section of the Punata Province in the Cochabamba Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Villa Rivero.


The municipality consists of only one canton, Villa Rivero Canton. It is identical to the municipality.


The languages spoken in the Villa Rivero Municipality are mainly Quechua and Spanish. [1]

Language Inhabitants
Quechua 5.387
Aymara 16
Guaraní 4
Another native 7
Spanish 3.394
Foreign 14
Only native 2.201
Native and Spanish 3.194
Only Spanish 200


  • (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadistica de Bolivia (INE)

External links

  • Population data and map of Villa Rivero Municipality

Coordinates: 17°39′00″S 65°40′00″W / 17.65°S 65.6667°W / -17.65; -65.6667

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