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Cochabamba

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Nickname(s): "Ceety o Eternal Spring"
"The Garden Ceey"
"La Llajta"
Cochabamba is located in Bolivia
Cochabamba
Cochabamba
Location in Bolivie
Coordinates: 17°23′S 66°10′W / 17.383°S 66.167°W / -17.383; -66.167
Kintra Banner o Bolivie Bolivie
Depairtment Cochabamba
Province Cercado Province
Municipality Cochabamba Municipality
Area
 • City 348 km2 (134 sq mi)
Elevation 2,825 m (9,268 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Urban 608,276
Website http://www.cochabamba.bo/

Cochabamba is a ceety in central Bolivie, locatit in a valley bearin the same name in the Andes muntain range. It is the caipital o the Cochabamba Depairtment an is the fowert lairgest ceety in Bolivie wi an urban population o 608,276 (2008)[1] an a metropolitan population o mair than 1,000,000 fowk. The name derives frae a compund o the Quechua words qucha, meanin "lake", an pampa, "open plain".[2] Residents o the ceety an surroondin auries are commonly referred tae as Cochabambinos. Cochabamba is kent as the "Ceety o Eternal Spring" an "The Garden Ceety" due tae its spring-like temperatures year roond. It is an aa kent as "La Llajta", "toun" in Quechua.

The ceety is an aa host tae the first World People's Conference on Climate Change an the Richts o Mither Earth.

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