|Residents||576,153 (2012 census)|
|density||11 inhabitants per km²|
It borders in the north with the department of Cochabamba , in the west with the department Potosí , in the south with the department Tarija , in the far east with the Republic of Paraguay , and in the northeast with the department Santa Cruz .
The Departamento Chuquisaca stretches from the Andes chain of the Cordillera Central in the northwestern part over the north-south running upstream Voranden chains to the lowland region of the Gran Chaco in the east and has an area of 51,524 km².
The mountain regions in the west in detail are:
- the Cordillera Sombreros o Mandinga
- the Cordillera de Tajsara o Tarachaca
- the Cordillera Mochara
- the Cordillera de Lique
The climate in the high valleys in the west and in the middle is temperate, in the eastern lowlands it is tropical hot. Rivers north of the capital Sucre, such as B. the Río Grande flow into the Amazon basin . Southern rivers such as the Río Pilcomayo flow into the Paraná Basin . A watershed line therefore runs through the department .
The population of the Department of Chuquisaca has more than doubled over the past sixty years, with the dynamism of population growth weakening significantly in the past decade:
The Chuquisaca department is divided into 10 provinces:
|No.||province||surface||2001 residents||Residents 2012||Central city|
|01-01||Oropeza Province||3,943 km²||241.376||286.140||Sucre|
|01-02||Azurduy Province||4,185 km²||26,515||24,855||Azurduy|
|01-03||Jaime Zudáñez Province||3,738 km²||33,482||39.009||Zudáñez|
|01-04||Tomina Province||3,947 km²||37,482||35.192||Padilla|
|01-05||Hernando Siles Province||5,473 km²||36,511||32,398||Monteagudo|
|01-06||Yamparáez Province||1,472 km²||29,567||26,577||Tarabuco|
|01-07||Nor Cinti Province||7,983 km²||9,512||76,477||Camargo|
|01-08||Belisario Boeto Province||2,000 km²||12,277||11,159||Villa Serrano|
|01-09||Sud Cinti Province||5,484 km²||24,321||25.207||Camataqui|
|01-10||Luis Calvo Province||13,299 km²||20,479||19,139||Muyupampa|
Almost half of the population of the Chuquisaca department lives in Sucre , the capital of the department that is also the formal capital of Bolivia.
Overall result in the Chuquisaca department in the regional elections on April 4, 2010:
- Information about the department on the website of the Bolivian Embassy in Berlin
- Bolivia en la red - Basic data on the Chuquisaca Department (Spanish)
- INE (PDF; 504 kB) Data from the National Statistics Office (Spanish)
- Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) ( Memento of the original from February 26, 2014 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link has been inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- INE - Instituto Nacional de Estadística Bolivia 2012 ( Memento of the original from March 4, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.
- Acta de computo Nacional Electoral Departamentales, Municipales y Regional 2010