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Tiraque Municipality

Tiraque Municipality
Municipality
Tiraque Municipality
Tiraque Municipality
Location within Bolivia

Coordinates: 17°26′S 65°39′W / 17.433°S 65.650°W / -17.433; -65.650

Country  Bolivia
Department Cochabamba Department
Province Tiraque Province
Seat Tiraque
Government
 • Mayor Fidel Felix Salazar Bustamante (2008)
 • President Gabriel Inturias Ríos (2007)
Population (2001)
 • Total 35,017
 • Ethnicities Quechuas
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Tiraque Municipality is the first municipal section of the Tiraque Province in the Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. At the time of census 2001 - still including Shinahota Canton (now Shinahota Municipality) - it had a population of 35,017. Its seat is Tiraque.

Cantons

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

  • Palca Canton - (Palca)
  • Tiraque Canton - (Tiraque)

In 2009 Shinahota Canton (also named Central Busch Canton) got the status of a municipality. [1] Now Shinahota Municipality with its seat Shinahota is the second municipal section of the Tiraque Province.

See also

  • Jatun Mayu
  • Pila Qucha
  • Sayt'u Qucha
  • T'utura Qucha
  • Wasa Mayu

References

  • Instituto Nacional de Estadistica de Bolivia

Coordinates: 17°26′S 65°39′W / 17.433°S 65.650°W / -17.433; -65.650

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