Province of Ñuflo de Chavez
|Province of Ñuflo de Chavez|
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Ñuflo de Chávez is a province in the northern central part of the Santa Cruz department in the lowlands of the South American Andean state of Bolivia . The province bears its name in honor of the conquistador Ñuflo de Chávez (1518–1556).
The province is one of fifteen provinces in the Santa Cruz Department. It borders in the north with the Beni department , in the north-west with the province of Guarayos , in the south-west with the province Obispo Santistevan and the province Ignacio Warnes , in the south with the province Andrés Ibáñez and the province Chiquitos , and in the east with the province José Miguel de Velasco .
It extends between 13 ° 45 'and 17 ° 30' south latitude and 61 ° 30 'and 63 ° 25' west longitude, its longitude from north to south is 520 kilometers, its latitude from east to west up to 250 kilometers, and it has a size of 52,043 square kilometers.
The population of the province of Ñuflo de Chávez has almost doubled over the past two decades:
- 1992 : 61,008 inhabitants ( census )
- 2001 : 93,997 inhabitants (census)
- 2012 : 116,545 inhabitants (census)
48.3 percent of the population are younger than 15 years. ( 2001 )
The literacy rate in the province is 72.6 percent.
The province of Ñuflo de Chávez was divided into the following six districts in 2012 ( Bolivian : Municipios ):
- 07-1101 Municipio Concepción 18,800 inhabitants
- 07-1102 Municipio San Javier 13,620 inhabitants
- 07-1103 Municipio San Ramón 7,490 inhabitants
- 07-1104 Municipio San Julián 47,416 inhabitants
- 07-1105 Municipio San Antonio de Lomerío 6,481 inhabitants
- 07-1106 Municipio Cuatro Cañadas 22,845 inhabitants
- Instituto Nacional de Estadística Bolivia (INE) 1992
- Instituto Nacional de Estadística Bolivia (INE) 2001
- GEOHive according to: Instituto Nacional de Estadística Bolivia (INE) 2013
- Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) 2012
- Santa Cruz Department - Provincial Social Data (PDF 5.12 MB) ( Spanish )