Omasuyos Province

Omasuyos Province
—  Province  —
Lake Wiñaymarka
Location of Omasuyos Province within Bolivia
Provinces of the La Paz Department
Coordinates: 16°3′0″S 68°38′0″W / 16.05°S 68.633333°W / -16.05; -68.633333
Country Flag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Municipalities 4
Capital Achacachi
 – Total 797.3 sq mi (2,065 km2)
Population (2001)
 – Total 85,702
 – Density 107.5/sq mi (41.5/km2)
 – Ethnicities Aymara
Area code(s) BO.LP.FT

Omasuyos is a province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its capital is Achacachi.

The province is situated in the Altiplano bordered to the north by the Muñecas Province, to the north-east by the Larecaja Province, to the south-east by the Los Andes Province, to the south and west by Lake Titicaca and to the north-west by the Eliodoro Camacho Province.


The province is divided into four municipalities.[1][2]

Municipality Seat Inhabitants (2001) [3]
Achacachi Municipality Achacachi 7,540
Ancoraimes Municipality Ancoraimes 561
Huarina Municipality Huarina 1,308
Santiago de Huata Municipality Santiago de Huata 576

Huarina and Santiago de Huata received the status of municipalites in 2005 and 2009. Formerly they were cantons of the Achacachi Municipality.


Coordinates: 16°03′S 68°38′W / 16.05°S 68.633°W / -16.05; -68.633

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