Sebastián Pagador Province

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Sebastián Pagador
Lago Poopo con flamencos.jpg
Poopó Lake, Sebastián Pagador Province
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Location of Sebastián Pagador Province in Bolivia
Coordinates: 19°13′S66°13′W / 19.217°S 66.217°W / -19.217; -66.217 Coordinates: 19°13′S66°13′W / 19.217°S 66.217°W / -19.217; -66.217
Country Bolivia
Department Oruro
Capital Santiago de Huari
Area
  Total973 km2 (376 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)
  Total10,221
  Density10.5/km2 (27/sq mi)
  Ethnicities
Aymara Quechua
Languages spoken
   Spanish 84%%
   Aymara 83%%
   Quechua 37%
Sectors
Time zone UTC-4 (BOT)
Area code(s) 591 2
Catholic 83%
Protestant 14%

Sebastián Pagador is a province in the southeastern parts of the Bolivian department of Oruro. Its seat is Santiago de Huari.

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Location

Sebastián Pagador province is one of sixteen provinces in the Oruro Department. It is located between 18° 55' and 19° 30' South and between 65° 49' and 66° 37' West.

It borders the northern part of Eduardo Avaroa Province in the north east and north, Sud Carangas Province and Ladislao Cabrera Province in the north west, the southern part of Eduardo Avaroa Province in the south west, and Potosí Department in the south east.

The province extends over 50 km from North to South, and 100 km from east to west.

Geography

The Asanaki mountain range traverses the province. Some of the highest mountains of the province are Ch'alla Phujru, Ch'iyar Jaqhi, Sirk'i and Wila Sirka at more than 4,900-metre (16,076 ft) above sea level. Other mountains are listed below: [1] [2] [3]

Population

The main language of the province is Spanish, spoken by 74%, while 73% of the population speak Aymara and 63% Quechua.

The population increased from 7,712 inhabitants (1992 census) to 10,221 (2001 census), an increase of 32.5%. - 43.6% of the population are younger than 15 years old.

75% of the population have no access to electricity, 95% have no sanitary facilities.

74.1% of the population are employed in agriculture, 0.2% in mining, 7.9% in industry, 17.8% in general services (2001).

84% of the population are Catholics, 14% are Protestants (1992).

Division

The province comprises only one municipality, Santiago de Huari Municipality. It is identical to the province. The province is further subdivided into 11 cantons.

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Chiyar Jaqhi (Pagador)

Ch'iyar Jaqhi is a 4,937-metre-high (16,198 ft) mountain located in the Andes in Bolivia. It is situated in the Oruro Department, Sebastián Pagador Province, in the south of the Condo "C" Canton. It lies between the mountains Jatun Wila Qullu in the south-west and Wila Qullu in the north-east. One of the nearest mountains is Jach'a Jaqhi (Jachcha Jakke) north-east of it. The river Qullpa Jawira originates near Ch'iyar Jaqhi.

Ch'iyar Jaqhi may refer to:

Wila Sirka (Oruro)

Wila Sirka is a 4,906-metre-high (16,096 ft) mountain in the Andes of Bolivia. It is located in the Oruro Department, Sebastián Pagador Province, which is identical to the Santiago de Huari Municipality. Wila Sirka lies between the mountains Azanaques in the west and Sirk'i in the east.

Wankarani (Bolivia)

Wankarani is a mountain in the Andes of Bolivia, about 4,980 metres (16,339 ft) high. It lies in the Oruro Department, Sajama Province, in the north of the Turco Municipality. Wankarani is situated south-west of the Kimsa Chata group, north-east of the mountain Yaritani and south-east of the mountains Ch'iyar Jaqhi and Surani.

Chiyar Jaqhi (Sajama)

Ch'iyar Jaqhi is a mountain in the Andes of Bolivia, about 5,000 metres (16,404 ft) high. It lies in the Oruro Department, Sajama Province, in the north of the Turco Municipality. Ch'iyar Jaqhi is situated north-west of the mountains Yaritani and Wankarani.

Chullpiri

Chullpiri is a 5,018-metre-high (16,463 ft) mountain in the Andes of Bolivia east of Poopó Lake. It is located in the Oruro Department, Sebastián Pagador Province, which is identical to the Santiago de Huari Municipality. Chullpiri lies southeast of Wila Sirka and Sirk'i and northeast of Ch'alla Phujru. It is situated south of the Anta Qullu valley.

Challa Phujru

Ch'alla Phujru is a 4,904-metre-high (16,089 ft) mountain in the Andes of Bolivia east of Poopó Lake. It is located in the Oruro Department, Sebastián Pagador Province, which is identical to the Santiago de Huari Municipality. Ch'alla Phujru lies south-west of the mountain Chullpiri, south of the Anta Qullu valley.

Sirki (Oruro)

Sirk'i is a 4,962-metre-high (16,280 ft) mountain in the Andes of Bolivia east of Poopó Lake. It is located in the Oruro Department, Sebastián Pagador Province, which is identical to the Santiago de Huari Municipality. Sirk'i lies northwest of Chullpiri and east of Wila Sirka.

Chullpa (Bolivia)

Chullpa is a 4,307-metre-high (14,131 ft) mountain in the Andes of Bolivia east of Poopó Lake. It is located in the Oruro Department, Sebastián Pagador Province, which is identical to the Santiago de Huari Municipality. Chullpa lies north-west of the mountain Chullpani and south-east of the mountains Wari Pukyu (Huari Pukio, Huari Pujyo), and Chullpa Qullu (Chullpa Kkollu). It is situated near the Parya River.

Warawara Lake (Oruro)

Warawara is a lake in Bolivia. It is situated in the Oruro Department, Sebastián Pagador Province, which is identical to the Santiago de Huari Municipality. The river Jach'uyu originates at the lake. It flows to the north-east.

Jaqhi Qala

Jaqhi Qala is a mountain in the Andes of Bolivia which reaches a height of approximately 5,000 m (16,000 ft). It is located in the Oruro Department, at the border of the Challapata Province, Challapata Municipality, and the Sebastián Pagador Province which is identical to the Santiago de Huari Municipality. Jaqhi Qala lies southwest of Phullu Qiri, northwest of Sirk'i and south of Chumpiri. The Jach'a Qala River originates at the mountain. It flows to the south.

References

  1. BIGM map 1:50,000 6237-II Cerro Azanaques
  2. BIGM map 1:50,000 6236-I Condo
  3. Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Estancia Belen 6336-III