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Oruro Department

Oruro is a department in Bolivia, with an area of. Its capital is the city of Oruro. According to the 2012 census, the Oruro department had a population of 494,178.Provinces of OruroThe department is divided into 16 provinces which are further subdivided into municipalities and cantons.Note: Eduardo Abaroa Province (#5) is both north of and south of Sebastián Pagador Province (#6).GovernmentThe chief executive office of Bolivia departments (since May 2010) is the governor; until then, the office was called the prefect, and until 2006 the prefect was appointed by the President of Bolivia. The current governor, Santos Tito of the Movement for Socialism – Political Instrument for the Sovereignty of the Peoples, was elected on 4 April 2010.The chief legislative body of the department is the Departmental Legislative Assembly, a body also first elected on 4 April 2010. It consists of 33 members: 16 elected by each of the department's provinces; 16 elected based on proportional representation; and minority indigenous representative selected by the Uru-Chipaya people.LanguagesThe languages spoken in the department are mainly Spanish, Quechua and Aymara. The following table shows the number of those belonging to the recognized group of speakers.
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