Tarija Department

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Tarija Department
Department
Flag of Tarija Department
Flag
Coat of arms of Tarija Department
Coat of arms
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

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

Divisions[change | change source]

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 interest[change | change source]

Nuevo Guadalquivir River near the city of Tarija

References[change | change source]

  1. "The World Factbook". CIA. Retrieved 2020-03-28.