Sud Yungas Province

Sud Yungas or Sur Yungas is a province in the Bolivian department of La Paz. It was created during the presidency of José Manuel Pando on January 12, 1900.[1] The capital of the province is Chulumani.

Sud Yungas / Sur Yungas
Mururata in Sud Yungas Province, as seen from Coroico
Location of Sur Yungas Province within Bolivia
Provinces of the La Paz Department
Coordinates: 16°0′0″S 67°5′0″W
Country Bolivia
DepartmentLa Paz Department
FoundedJanuary 12, 1900
  Total5,770 km2 (2,230 sq mi)
 (2012 census)
  Density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
WebsiteOfficial website


The Cordillera Real traverses the province. The highest peaks of the province is Illimani at 6,438 m (21,122 ft) above sea level. Other mountains are listed below:[2][3][4]


The province is divided into five municipalities.

Municipality Inhabitants (2001) [5] Seat Inhabitants (2001)
Chulumani Municipality13,204Chulumani2,724
Irupana Municipality11,383Irupana1,882
Yanacachi Municipality4,250Yanacachi504
Palos Blancos Municipality16,786Palos Blancos2,961
La Asunta Municipality18,016La Asunta1,466

See also


  1. Official website
  2. Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Araca 6043-I
  3. Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Lambate 6044-II
  4. "Irupana". INE, Bolivia. Retrieved March 18, 2016.
  5. Instituto Nacional de Estadística Archived 2009-11-13 at the Wayback Machine (Spanish)

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