Cochabamba Department

department of Bolivia

Cochabamba is a department in Bolivia.[1] The capital city is Cochabamba.

Cochabamba Department

Quchapampa suyu
Flag of Cochabamba Department
Flag
Coat of arms of Cochabamba Department
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
"City of Eternal Spring"
Location within Bolivia
Location within Bolivia
Country Bolivia
Established as department by law1826
Autonomous department by referendum2009
CapitalCochabamba
Area
 • Department55,631 km2 (21,479 sq mi)
Elevation
2,574 m (8,445 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Department1,758,143
 • Urban
608,276
Time zoneUTC-4 (BOT)
ISO 3166-2BO-C
Websitehttp://www.cochabamba.gob.bo/

ProvincesEdit

The Department of Cochabamba is divided into 16 provinces which are further divided into 47 municipalities. [2] Then on the fourth level into 144 cantons.

Province Capital Area (km²) Population
(2012 census)
Arani Arani 506 18,444
Arque Arque 1.077 20,630
Ayopaya Ayopaya 9.620 54,408
Bolívar Bolívar 413 7,279
Capinota Capinota 1.495 29,659
Carrasco Totora 15.045 135,097
Cercado Cochabamba 391 630,587
Chapare Sacaba 12.445 262,845
Esteban Arce Tarata 1.245 37,152
Germán Jordán Cliza 305 34,342
Mizque Mizque 2.730 35,586
Narciso Campero Aiquile 5.550 35,763
Punata Punata 850 54,409
Quillacollo Quillacollo 720 335,393
Tapacarí Tapacarí 1.500 24,595
Tiraque Tiraque 1.739 41.954

Places of interestEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The World Factbook". CIA. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  2. www.bolivia.com (English)

Coordinates: 17°20′S 65°30′W / 17.333°S 65.500°W / -17.333; -65.500