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  La Paz Department (Bolivia) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The La Paz Department of Bolivia comprises 133,985 km² with a 2001 census population of 2,350,466 inhabitants.
It is situated at the western border of Bolivia, sharing Lake Titicaca with Peru.
The department is divided into 20 provinces, and its capital is the city of La Paz, also the administrative capital of Bolivia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/La_Paz_Department,_Bolivia   (131 words)

  
 La Paz, Bolivia, Pictures
La Paz is Bolivia's largest city, as well as the country's administrative capital and the capital of La Paz Department.
La Paz is linked by railroads and highways to cities in Peru and Argentina and to Arica, Chile, the nearest port on the Pacific Ocean.
La Paz was founded by the Spanish in 1548.
www.greatestcities.com /South_America/Bolivia/La_Paz_city.html   (306 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: La Paz
The city is the capital of the department of the same name, is the most populous city of the Republic of Bolivia, and since 1899 its capital.
La Paz is one of the oldest Spanish colonies on the table-land of Old Peru.
On 22 October, 1901, Armentia was appointed Bishop of La Paz, and 24 February, 1902, was consecrated at Sucre.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08795a.htm   (1371 words)

  
 Cruise the Sea of Cortez - La Paz
Immigration is a short walk from Marina de La Paz and the main anchorage, while the Capitania de Puerto is much closer to Marina Palmira, neither Marina is all that close to the other.
La Paz became the capital of California under Spanish rule in 1829, when a hurricane destroyed the previous capital of Loreto.
La Paz, which means the peace, or tranquility, certainly is a suitable name for this beautiful city on the bay.
www.cruisecortez.com /lapaz.htm   (1479 words)

  
 La Paz (Mexico) - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
La Paz (Mexico), city, state capital of Baja California Sur, Mexico.
One of the important marine-pearl fisheries on the North American continent is off Baja California, Mexico, being centred on La Paz.
La Paz (Bolivia), city on the La Paz River in western Bolivia, capital of La Paz Department and administrative capital of Bolivia.
uk.encarta.msn.com /La_Paz_(Mexico).html   (120 words)

  
 La Paz
La Paz is the administrative capital of Bolivia, as well as the departmental capital of La Paz Department.
La Paz is situated in a chasm below a plateau at an altitude of 3600 meters alongside the La Paz river.
In 1898, La Paz was made the de facto seat of the national government, with Sucre remaining the nominal capital only.
www.hidrotimes.com /Knu-to-Lak/La_Paz.php   (370 words)

  
 La Paz (city)
Capital city of Bolivia and of La Paz department, in Murillo province, 3,800 m/12,400 ft above sea level; population (2001 est) 792,500, metropolitan area (2001 est) 1,487,200).
It is in a canyon formed by the La Paz River, and is the world's highest capital city.
La Paz was founded in 1548 by Spanish captain Alonso de Mendoza on the site of an Inca village.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0001880.html   (286 words)

  
 La Paz city, Hotels List - Bolivia Contact
The department of La Paz is composed of three distinct regions: a highland plain (El Altiplano), valley and subtropical zone (Yungas).
The city of La Paz is a cosmopolitan city which is both multiethnic and multicultural.
The practice of alpinism finds in La Paz its most important center to project the climbing of most of the peaks of this mountains range of 150 kilometers spread.
www.boliviacontact.com /en/conozca/laPaz.php   (880 words)

  
 La Paz County
La Paz County offers a quiet pollution free haven to winter visitors escaping the snow and ice in the Northern and Midwestern states.
Discover Parker: The 16-½ mile stretch of the Colorado River in La Paz County is generally referred to as the Parker Strip.
From the wild and wooly days of the 70's and 80's, the river, which is serviced by the La Paz County Sheriff's, has a "no tolerance" approach to drinking and boating has turned the river into one of safest bodies of water in the Western States area.
www.lapazco.com   (680 words)

  
 Daily Life and Culture in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
La Paz has quaint atmosphere and small town Mexican charm where you will experience natural, historical and cultural attractions.
La Paz is considered by the US State Department to be a very safe city for foreign travel.
La Paz possesses a geographically fortunate position, allowing visitors to travel quite easily to the west onto the shores and islands of the Pacific Ocean or east towards the islands scattered throughout the Sea of Cortés.
www.sehablalapaz.com /lapaz.html   (970 words)

  
 Maps Of Bolivia
Pando Department - Pando Department - Provinces of Nicolas Suarez, Manuripi, Madre de Dios, and Abuna.
La Paz Department - La Paz Department - Provinces of Camacho, Munecas, Omasuyos, Larecaja, Nor Yungas, Sud Yungas, Murillo, Los Andes, Ingavi, Inquisivi, and Loayza.
Cochabamba Department - Cochabamba Department - Provinces of Ayopaya and Chapore.
www.embassyworld.com /maps/Maps_Of_Bolivia.html   (836 words)

  
 Beni - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Beni, sometimes El Beni, is a northeastern department of Bolivia in the lowlands region of the country.
It is the second largest department in the country with more than 213,000 square kilometers.
Beni has borders with Brazil and the Bolivian departments of Santa Cruz, La Paz, Pando and Cochabamba.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Beni   (323 words)

  
 La Paz Bolivia Travel and Tours to La Paz Enjoy Bolivia
War and fright, blood and death, because in the lands, stolen to the mythical sons of the Sun, the Spanish conquerors brandished the sword and loaded the guns to support their desires of wealth and to kill the ambition of their own blood brothers.
When the clamors of the civil war ceased, Don Pedro de la Gasca, ordered, to the captain Alonso de Mendoza, the creation of a city to commemorate the end of the confrontations.
The command was completed on October 20th, 1548, when "the discordant ones in agreement, in peace and love, joined, and a town of peace was founded for perpetual memory", as the plate sent seven years later by the King Carlos V reads.
www.enjoybolivia.com /english/guiadestinos/la_paz/INTRO_IN.shtml   (358 words)

  
 Bolivia Departments
A document issued by the Comunidad Andina (Andean Community) on 2002-10-02 defines a set of codes for the subdivisions of the member countries: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela.
La Paz: earlier name Nuestra Señora de la Paz, Spanish for "Our Lady of Peace." So named to encourage an end to internecine strife among the conquistadores.
The Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Bolivia has posted department populations from the last four censuses.
www.statoids.com /ubo.html   (562 words)

  
 CPD: South America, Site SA36, Madidi-Apolo Region, Bolivia
Eastern front range of Andes and adjacent alluvial plain of northern Bolivia; La Paz Department between latitudes 13°20'-14°00'S and longitudes 68°10'-69°10'W in Iturralde and Franz Tamayo provinces.
Much of the Beni watershed is polluted by effluent from La Paz (Boopi River-La Paz River) or by mercury pollution from gold-mining activities along the Tipuani-Mapiri River.
This is particularly true in the Department of La Paz, where soil depletion and expanding populations in the Yungas and Alto Beni provide a constant stream of migrants to the newly opened lands of the frontier.
www.nmnh.si.edu /botany/projects/cpd/sa/sa36.htm   (2874 words)

  
 Americas 2001
Juan Carlos Encinas, 39, a free-lance reporter in the small town of Catavi in La Paz Department, died on July 29 of wounds sustained while covering a fight between two mining cooperatives that were vying for control of a limestone quarry outside the town.
Encinas, 39, a free-lance reporter in the small town of Catavi in La Paz Department, died of wounds sustained while he was covering a fight between two mining cooperatives that were vying for control of a limestone quarry outside Catavi.
Though they were initially ordered released on bail, the Superior District Court of La Paz overturned that decision and the suspects remained in preventive detention.
www.cpj.org /attacks01/americas01/bolivia.html   (1065 words)

  
 La Paz, Bolivia and nearby - photos of scenery in La Paz Department on Worldisround
Scenery in La Paz Department - travel photos - If you have never been to Bolivia and if one day you have the opportunity to go, don't...
I went to La Paz, Bolivia last month and I think it is soo nice.
Your site is beautiful -- I just got back from Bolivia & La Paz & Lake Titicaca Area - (had suroche most of the time)...
www.worldisround.com /articles/13022/index.html   (467 words)

  
 Rip Off Report:La Paz County Health Department - La Paz Sheriff Department ripoff, Outback Arizona is Out of Mind, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The outback of arizona is out of their minds, the County of La Paz Arizona has disconnected my electric without any form of notice being provided.
La Paz County is trying to force a rezoning of real property that I have owned and lived on 15 years for private benifit.
The county of la paz arizona says there into Economic development however the only development this county wants is for a select group of outback investors to profit from others missery
www.ripoffreport.com /reports/ripoff127282.htm   (589 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Capital   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Buenos Aires (English: Fair Winds; originally Ciudad de la Santísima Trinidad y Puerto de Santa María de los Buenos Aires, City of the Holy Trinity and Port of Saint Mary of the Fair Winds) is the capital of Argentina and its largest city and port, and one of...
Amsterdam is the nominal national capital of the Netherlands even though the Dutch government and supreme court are both located in The Hague.
Central La Paz La Paz is the administrative capital of Bolivia, as well as the departmental capital of La Paz Department.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Capital   (4434 words)

  
 Appeals: Bolivia: Floods - Jan 2001, Bolivia: Floods Appeal No. 05/01 Situation Report No. 3, Situation Reports: ...
The intense rain which continues to fall in the altiplano (high plains) region is severely affecting the lower departments of the country, causing rivers to overflow and further flooding.
In Huanay (La Paz department), the situation has worsened as many houses were built on unstable land and the continuous rains have increased the risk of erosion and landslides.
A relief delegate from the Ecuadorian Red Cross is working closely with the national relief director of the BRC and the regional disaster preparedness and response delegate in the coordination of the registration of beneficiaries and the relief distributions.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/AllDocsByUNID/9005aa87cd853900c1256a14005779f8   (1372 words)

  
 americas.org - Miners Protest, One Killed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
On June 23, thousands of Bolivian miners began blockading four major highways which connect the capital, La Paz, with the departments of Oruro and Potosí and the rest of La Paz department.
But in the Los Yungas region of La Paz department, independent gold-seekers refused to lift the blockades, demanding an immediate reactivation of their sector.
On June 27, campesinos in the Altiplano region of La Paz department began blockading two major roads, one leading south and another to neighboring Peru.
www.americas.org /item_8433   (489 words)

  
 Global Amphibian Assessment - Detailed Report
Subsequently, Lötters and De la Riva (1998) confirmed this and pointed out that in evaluating the types of A. rugulosus from southeast Peru, and A. wilimani from Bolivia, both are synonyms of A. tricolor.
The type locality is the Marcapata Valley in Peru, in the Amazonian slopes of the eastern Andes (southeastern Cuzco Department).
In Bolivia there are records from La Paz Department, in the Yungas region, and in the south of the Chapare's region, at Cochabamba Department, at the eastern slope of the Andes (Fugler 1984, De la Riva 1990, Reynolds and Foster 1992, Köhler 2000).
www.globalamphibians.org /servlet/GAA?searchName=Atelopus+tricolor   (989 words)

  
 La Paz County - Sheriff's Office
His background includes 30 years of law enforcement experience with Yuma and La Paz County Sheriff's Departments.
La Paz County Sheriff's Department is known as a modern progressive agency, with personnel assigned to many diverse positions; including Law Enforcement Patrol activities, Criminal Investigations, Boating Safety Patrol, School Resource, D.A.R.E., Detention managing 235 inmates daily.
The La Paz County Sheriff's Department also supports many volunteer groups; including Search and Rescue on land, water and in the air, Sheriff's Reserve Program, Citizen's Patrol Program, and Volunteers in Protection.
www.co.la-paz.az.us /sheriff.htm   (129 words)

  
 Rip Off Report:La Paz County Department Of Community Development, Systematically Striped Owner Operators only Residence ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
We live in a very small town which is becoming a ghost town slowly but surely due to the fact that little by little this county is trying to push Jim off of his dirt in order to obtain his 800 feet of frontage on Hwy 60.
Immediately Jim started calling the department heads and they told us to come to a meeting at the board of supervisor on the 15th at 9:00am.
It is now November 2003 over a year later and we still have no power or water not renters they served us with a Notice and Order of Abatement and we can no longer run the business off the property.
www.ripoffreport.com /reports/ripoff72835.htm   (1252 words)

  
 Bolivia travel, discount vacation packages and tours to La Paz Moon Valley Tiwanaku
La Paz (Bolivia), city in western Bolivia, located on the La Paz River.
La Paz city tour, excursion to Tiwanaku, Copacabana and Sun Island, ending in La Paz Bolivia
La Paz city tour by night and dinner show
www.peru-explorer.com /la_paz_tours.htm   (313 words)

  
 La Paz Optometric   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The physicians at La Paz can often find through eye examinations early signs of diabetes, high blood pressure, M.S. and other systemic diseases.
The high quality care at Laz Paz can break down these barriers and help enable your children to reach their maximum potential.
With an extensive eye wear department, the staff at La Paz are empowered to give you quality service and merchandise, while still meeting your budget needs.
www.lapazoptometric.com /our_services.html   (232 words)

  
 The NarcoSphere || Wednesday Relatively Calm in La Paz, with Rumors of a Coup
Downtown La Paz was paralyzed all day long by mobilizations… and all day long one could hear the famous rumor of a civic-military coup looming in Bolivia.
Now playing the role of the new belligerent right in Bolivia, the civil and legislative authorities of the east and the south threatened to hold the referendum themselves if they were not attended in their demand to govern and manage their natural resources at their own pleasure.
The officials, who spoke at length of the crisis Bolivia is living, openly called upon the people (and on all their comrades in arms) to join the mobilizations, turning against the high military command and the Bolivian political class.
narcosphere.narconews.com /story/2005/5/25/191623/235   (1589 words)

  
 americas.org - Roadblocks Continue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
(La República (Lima) 9/24/03 from AFP) “I don’t know why they are scared to go to Warisata,” La Paz campesino leader and legislative deputy Felipe Quispe Huanca told the Panamericana radio station.
La Paz mayor Juan del Granado said the roadblocks had caused “gradual and worrisome shortages, particularly of vegetables” in the city’s markets.
(La República (Lima) 9/26/03 from EFE) A Mori poll published in August showed the president’s approval rating at 9 percent.
www.americas.org /item_8551   (667 words)

  
 GYTS - 2000 Factsheet - Bolivia - La Paz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The Bolivia - La Paz GYTS includes data on prevalence of cigarette and other tobacco use as well as information on five determinants of tobacco use: access/availability and price, environmental tobacco smoke exposure (ETS), cessation, media and advertising, and school curriculum.
The Bolivia - La Paz GYTS was a school-based survey of students in primary 8, secondary 1 and 2, conducted in 2000.
A two-stage cluster sample design was used to produce representative data for all of La Paz.
www.cdc.gov /tobacco/global/gyts/factsheets/2000/bolivialapaz_factsheet.htm   (610 words)

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