Colquechaca Municipality

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Colquechaca Municipality
Municipality
Colquechaca Municipality is located in Bolivia
Colquechaca Municipality
Colquechaca Municipality
Location athin Bolivie
Coordinates: 18°53′S 66°5′W / 18.883°S 66.083°W / -18.883; -66.083
Kintra  Bolivie
Depairtment Potosí Depairtment
Province Chayanta Province
Seat Colquechaca
Area
 • Total 713 sq mi (1,846 km2)
Elevation 13,000 ft (4,000 m)
Population (2001)
 • Total 31,037
 • Ethnicities Quechua
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Colquechaca Municipality is the first municipal section o the Chayanta Province in the Potosí Depairtment in Bolivie. Its seat is Colquechaca.

Qullqichaka which is the proper spellin o the compoond Quechua wird means "siller brig" (qullqi: siller, money; chaka: brig).[1]

Subdiveesion[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality consists o the follaein cantons:

  • Ayoma
  • Colquechaca
  • Macha
  • Rosario
  • Surumi

The fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

The fowk are predominantly indigenous citizens o Quechua descent.[2]

Ethnic group %
Quechua 95.3
Aymara 0.9
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.0
No indigenous 3.8
Ither indigenous groups 0.0

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Bolivian Quechua dictionary (Quechua - Spainyie, Spainyie Quechua)
  2. obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo/municipal/fichas/ (inactive)

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