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Narciso Campero Province


Narciso Campero is a province in the Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. Its capital is Aiquile. Aiquile lies on one transportation route between the citys of Cochabamba, Sucre and Santa Cruz.

Subdivision

The province is divided into three municipalities which are further subdivided into cantons.

1998 Earthquake

Campero was the epicenter of an earthquake which struck on 1998-05-22. The earthquake with a force of 6.6 on the Richter scale caused over 100 deaths and thousands were left homeless. It was the largest shallow earthquake in Bolivia in over 50 years, and was felt as far away as

Cochabamba and Sucre (approximately 100 km).

The earthquake caused widespread damage over an area of approximately 100 km in diameter. The major towns affected were Hoyadas (100% of the buildings destroyed), Aiquile (75% of the buildings destroyed) and Totora (70% of the buildings

destroyed).

External links

Map of Narciso Campero Province

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