Tarija Department

Territorial subdivision

Tarija is a department in Bolivia.[1] The capital city is also named Tarija.

Tarija Department
Department
Flag of Tarija Department
Coat of arms of Tarija Department
Motto(s): 
¡La Muy Leal y Muy Fiel! (The very loyal and very faithful!)
Anthem: Lyrics: Tomás O’Connor D'Arlach Music: Juan Fiori - starts with "Tarijeños la fama pregona...."
Tarija in Bolivia
Tarija in Bolivia
Coordinates: 21°35′S 63°50′W / 21.583°S 63.833°W / -21.583; -63.833Coordinates: 21°35′S 63°50′W / 21.583°S 63.833°W / -21.583; -63.833
CountryBolivia
CapitalTarija
 • Governor(CC)
Area
 • Total37,623 km2 (14,526 sq mi)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total482,196
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Languages (speakers)
 • Spanish365,710
 • Quechua37,337
 • Aymara7,219
 • Guaraní4,578
ISO 3166 codeBO-T
CapitalTarija
Provinces6
WebsiteDepartment website

DivisionsEdit

 
Provinces of Tarija

The department is divided into five provinces and one autonomous region:

  1. Gran Chaco Province (autonomous region)
  2. Aniceto Arce Province
  3. José María Avilés Province
  4. Cercado Province
  5. Eustaquio Méndez Province
  6. Burdett O'Connor Province

Places of interestEdit

 
Nuevo Guadalquivir River near the city of Tarija

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The World Factbook". CIA. Archived from the original on 2018-12-25. Retrieved 2020-03-28.