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Caracollo

Q'araqullu
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Coordinates: 17°38′S67°13′W / 17.633°S 67.217°W / -17.633; -67.217
CountryFlag of Bolivia.svg  Bolivia
Department Oruro
Province Cercado Province
Municipality Caracollo
Population
 (2001)
  Total4,412
  Ethnicities
Aymara Quechua
Time zone UTC-4 (BOT)

Caracollo (hispanicized spelling), Q'araqullu or Q'ara Qullu (Aymara q'ara bald, qullu mountain, [1] "bald mountain") is a small town in Bolivia. It is situated in the Cercado Province of the Oruro Department. In 2010 it had an estimated population of 5,429. [2] Located at the place where the highway from La Paz splits into two roads towards Cochabamba and Oruro, the town is a frequent starting point for long marches intended to influence the Bolivian government.

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References

  1. Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  2. "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2008-10-24.

Coordinates: 17°38′13″S67°13′07″W / 17.6369°S 67.2186°W / -17.6369; -67.2186