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Flag of Department of Oruro
Flag
Coat of arms of Department of Oruro
Coat of arms
Location within Bolivia
Location within Bolivia
Country Bolivia
CapitalOruro
Provinces16
Area
 • Total53,588 km2 (20,690 sq mi)
Population
 (2012 census)
 • Total494,178
 • Density9.22180/km2 (23.88436/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (BOT)
ISO 3166-2BO-O
LanguagesSpanish, Quechua, Aymara
Websitewww.oruro.gob.bo

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

Provinces of Oruro

The department is divided into 16 provinces. These are then divided into municipalities and then cantons.

Province Map # Area (km²) Population
(2012 census)
Capital
Oruro 001.png
Carangas 10   5,472 11,041 Corque
Cercado 2   5,766 309,277 Oruro
Eduardo Avaroa 5   4,015 33,248 Challapata
Ladislao Cabrera 12   8,818 14,678 Salinas de Garci Mendoza
Litoral 13   2,894 10,409 Huachacalla
Nor Carangas 8   870 5,502 Huayllamarca
Pantaleón Dalence 3   1,210 29,497 Huanuni
Poopó 4   3,061 16,775 Poopó
Puerto de Mejillones 16   785 2,076 La Rivera
Sabaya 15   5,885 10,924 Sabaya
Sajama 14   5,790 9,390 Curahuara de Carangas
San Pedro de Totora 9   1,487 5,531 Totora
Saucarí 7   1,671 10,149 Toledo
Sebastian Pagador 6   1,972 13,153 Santiago de Huari
Sud Carangas 11   3,536 7,231 Santiago de Andamarca
Tomás Barrón 1   356 5,267 Eucaliptus

Note: Eduardo Abaroa Province (#5) is both north of and south of Sebastián Pagador Province (#6)

Places of interest

References

Coordinates: 18°40′S 67°40′W / 18.667°S 67.667°W / -18.667; -67.667