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Santa Rosa de Yacuma

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Santa Rosa de Yacuma is a small town in the Amazon pampas of the Bolivian Beni Department.

Location

Santa Rosa de Yacuma is the administrative center of Santa Rosa Municipio in Jose Ballivian Province. It is located on the left banks of Yacuma River, 230 km north-west of Trinidad, the department's capital. Nearest towns are Reyes, Bolivia, a two hours' drive on a poor road to the south-west, and Rurrenabaque 100 km to the south-west.

West of Santa Rosa there is a fresh water lake of 7 km length and 4 km width, and 20 km north-west of the town there is 155 km large Laguna Rogagua, together with the pampas at Yacuma River popular tourist destinations in the region.

Population

In the 2001 census, Santa Rosa had a population of 4,319 inhabitants in the 2001 census, and an estimated 4.831 in 2008.

External links

Map of province

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