Cochabamba

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Cochabamba
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Eik-name(s): 
"Ceety o Eternal Spring"
"The Garden Ceey"
"La Llajta"
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Coordinates: 17°23′S 66°10′W / 17.383°S 66.167°W / -17.383; -66.167Coordinates: 17°23′S 66°10′W / 17.383°S 66.167°W / -17.383; -66.167
Kintra Bolivie
DepairtmentCochabamba
ProvinceCercado Province
MunicipalityCochabamba Municipality
Area
 • City348 km2 (134 sq mi)
Elevation
2825 m (9,268 ft)
Population
 (2008)
 • Urban
608,276
Websitehttp://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 nor 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 kent an aa as "La Llajta", "toun" in Quechua.

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

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