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Federico Roman Province


Federico Roman is one of the five provinces of the Bolivian department of Pando and is situated in the department's northeastern parts. Its name honours General Federico Roman.

Location

Aroma province is located between 09 41' and 10 51' South and between 65 17' and 66 39' West. It extends over 150 km from North to South, and 200 km from West to East.

The province is situated in the Amazon lowlands of Bolivia and borders Abuna Province in the West, Manuripi Province in the Southwest, Beni Department in the Southeast, and Brazil in the East and North.

The border to Beni Department in the South forms Rio Beni, to neighbouring Brazil Rio Madeira in the East and Rio Abuna in the North.

Population

The population of Federico Roman Province has increased by more than 100 % over the recent two decades:

1992: 1,516 inhabitants (census)

2001: 2,242 inhabitants (census)

2005: 2,912 inhabitants (est.)

2010: 3,600 inhabitants (est.)

39.6 % of the population are younger than 15 years old. (1992)

87.9 % of the population speak Spanish, 3.1 % speak Quechua, 1.2 % Aymara, and 26.5 speak foreign languages . (1992)

The literacy rate of the province's population is 72.6 %. (1992)

83.1 % of the population have no access to electricity, 59.1 % have no sanitary facilities. (1992)

83.1 % of the population are Catholics, 15.2 % are Protestants. (1992)

Division

The province comprises three municipios:

Nueva Esperanza Municipio - 970 Einw. (2005)

Santos Mercado Municipio - 771 Einw. (2005)

Villa Nueva Municipio - 1,171 Einw. (2005)

External links

General map of province

Detailed map of province towns and rivers

Population data (Spanish)

Social data (Spanish)

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