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San Lorenzo, Tarija

San Lorenzo is a town in the Tarija Department in Bolivia.


San Lorenzo is the administrative center of Eustaquio Mendez Province and situated at , 2,001 m above sea leavel, on the left bank of Rio Tojtiwaysho, 15 km north of Tarija, the department capital.


San Lorenzo had a population of 2,340 inhabitants in 1992 (census), 2,754 inhabitants in 2001 (census), and has more than 3,000 inhabitants by 2007.

San Lorenzo was the home of one of the great leaders in the fights for Bolivian independence, Don Eustaquio Mendez, who was honored by naming the province after him. At the local museum Casa del Moto Mendez part of his personal belongings and his weapons are exhibited.

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Map of Province

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