Modesto Omiste Province
A street in Villazón
Location of the Modesto Omiste Province or Villazón Municipality within Bolivia
Provinces of the Potosí Department
|• Total||986 sq mi (2,554 km2)|
|• Density||37/sq mi (14.2/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (BOT)|
Modesto Omiste province is one of sixteen provinces in the Potosí Departament. It is located between 21° 39' and 22° 06' South and between 65° 10' and 66° 08' West. In the north it borders Sud Chichas Province, in the east Tarija Department, in the south and south-west the Republic of Argentina. The province extends over 120 km from east to west and 65 km from north to south.
The province is further subdivided into cantons (cantones):
- San Pedro de Sococha
44% of the population have no access to electricity, 54% have no sanitary facilities. 18% of the population are employed in agriculture, 11% in industry, 71% in general services. 84% of the population are Catholics, 11% Protestants.
|Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos||0,2|
|Other indigenous groups||0,5|
- obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo/municipal/fichas/ (inactive)
- Villazón Municipality (= Modesto Omiste Province): population data and map (PDF; 628 kB) (Spanish)