Chipaya (village)

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Chipaya
Poblacion Chipaya.jpg
The ancient Chipaya village
Coordinates: 19°03′S68°05′W / 19.050°S 68.083°W / -19.050; -68.083
CountryFlag of Bolivia.svg  Bolivia
Department Oruro
Province Sabaya Province
Municipality Chipaya Municipality
Population
 (2001)
  Total363
Time zone UTC-4 (BOT)

Chipaya is a village in Bolivia located in the Sabaya Province (formerly Atahuallpa Province) of the Oruro Department. It is the seat of the Chipaya Municipality. In 2001 it had a population of 363. [1] The village is situated in a remote area northeast of Lake Coipasa [2] where the people have maintained special elements of their culture.

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Chipaya was declared a National Monument by Supreme Decrete No. 8171 on December 7, 1967. [3]

Climate

Climate chart of the Sabaya Province in the Walter and Lieth format, metric, degCelsius und millimeters Klimadiagramm Sabaya.png
Climate chart of the Sabaya Province in the Walter and Lieth format, metric, °Celsius und millimeters

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References

  1. National Institute of Statistics (INE) 2001 Archived 2014-02-21 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ine.gob.bo/publicaciones/ Archived 2014-02-21 at the Wayback Machine Chipaya Municipality: Population data and map
  3. bolivia.com Viceministerio de Desarollo de las Culturas, Bolivia, Patrimonio Cultural, Monumentos Nacionales Declarados por el Estado Boliviano: "Pueblo y Parroquia de Chipaya"