Independencia is the capital of the province of Ayopaya

The ancient name of the area is Palca. The most inhabitants of the provence called it in their native language Ketchua. Independencia is located on the bottom of the mountain Acutani with the height of around 2.659 m. The mayority of its 3000 inhabitants live on agriculture.  Inspite of many other  localities of the landscape called “campo” the landscape around Independencia there are large number of salemen, teachers and employees of the municipality and the subprefecture.  Since 1968 the Organisation of the Missionskreis Ayopaya helps on these projects:

Centro Social San Bonifacio