Moxos Province

- 15.666666666667 - 65.916666666667Koordinaten: 15 ° 40 ' S, 65 ° 55 ' W

Moxos is a province in the southern part of the department of Beni in the South American Andes State of Bolivia.


The province is one of eight provinces in the department of Beni. It is bounded on the northwest by the province Yacuma, on the southwest by the province Ballivián, to the south by the Department of Cochabamba, in the southeast of the province Marbán, and on the northeast by the province of Cercado.

The province extends approximately between 14 ° 07 'and 16 ° 18' south latitude and 65 ° 00 ' and 66 ° 50 ' west longitude, their extent from west to east is up to 200 kilometers from north to south 320 km.


The population of the province Moxos has risen in the past two decades by nearly a third:

51.1 percent of the population are younger than 15 years, the literacy rate in the province is 70.5 percent.

96.0 percent of the population speaking Spanish, 0.7 percent Quechua, Aymara 0.5 percent, and 34.0 percent other indigenous languages. (1992)

79.6 percent of the population have no access to electricity, 68.3 percent have no sanitary facilities (1992).

88.1 percent of the population are Catholics, 8.8 percent are Protestant (1992).


The Moxos province consists of only one municipality ( county ):