Irupana Municipality



Location within Bolivia

Coordinates: BO 16°30′S 67°30′W / 16.500°S 67.500°W / -16.500; -67.500
Country  Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Province Sud Yungas Province
Seat Irupana
  Mayor Clemente Mamani Condorena (2007)
Elevation 5,900 ft (1,800 m)
Population (2001)
  Total 11,383
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)
Mururata as seen from Coroico

Irupana Municipality or Villa de Lanza Municipality is the second municipal section of the Sud Yungas Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Irupana.


The Cordillera Real traverses the municipality. The highest peaks of the municipality is Illimani at 6,438 m (21,122 ft) above sea level. Other mountains are listed below:[1][2][3]


Irupana Municipality is divided into six cantons.

Canton Inhabitants (2001)[4] Seat Inhabitants (2001)
Irupana 4,465 Irupana 1,882
Lambate 2,693 Lambate 347
Laza 800 Laza 164
Taca 1,080 Taca 183
Chicaloma 1,177 Chicaloma 634
Victorio Lanza 1,168 Victorio Lanza 181

See also


  1. Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Araca 6043-I
  2. Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Lambate 6044-II
  3. "Irupana". INE, Bolivia. Retrieved March 18, 2016.

Coordinates: 16°30′S 67°30′W / 16.5°S 67.5°W / -16.5; -67.5

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