Madre de Dios Province

Madre de Dios
Madre de Dios River 2.jpg
Río Madre de Dios
Location in Bolivie
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General Data
Caipital Puerto Gonzalo Moreno
Aurie 10,879 km²
Population 9,521 (2001)
Densitie 0.9 inhabitants/km² (2001)
ISO 3166-2 BO.PA.MD
Pando Depairtment
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Madre de Dios is ane o the five provinces o the Bolivie Pando depairtment an is situatit in the depairtment's soothren parts. Its name derives frae Río Madre de Dios which forms the province's northren border.

LocationEedit

Madre de Dios province is locatit atween 10° 54' an 12° 28' sooth an atween 66° 05' an 67° 58' wast. It extends ower a length o 390 km fra northeast tae soothwast, an up tae 150 km frae northwast tae sootheast.

The province is situatit in the Amazon lawlands o Bolivie an borders Manuripi Province in the North, La Paz Depairtment in the soothwast, an Beni Depairtment in the sootheast.

PopulationEedit

The population o Federico Román Province haes increased bi 50 % ower the recent twa decades:

  • 1992: 8,097 inhabitants (census)
  • 2001: 9,521 inhabitants (census)
  • 2005: 11,220 inhabitants (est.)[1]
  • 2010: 12,290 inhabitants (est.)[2]

49.8 % o the population are younger than 15 year auld. (1992)

99.3 % o the population speak Spaingie, 0.7 % speak Quechua, 0.1 % Aymara, an 5.6 speak ither indigenous leids . (1992)

The leeteracy rate o the province's population is 82.4 %. (1992)

94.7 % o the population hae nae access tae electricity, 71.8 % hae nae sanitar facilities. (1992)

80.2 % o the population are Catholics, 18.8 % are Protestants. (1992)

DiveesionEedit

The province comprises three municipios:

Places o interestEedit

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Instituto Nacional de Estadística
  2. Instituto Nacional de Estadística - Proyecciones

Freemit airtinsEedit