Curahuara de Carangas

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Curahuara de Carangas
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Curahuara de Carangas
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 17°52′S68°26′W / 17.867°S 68.433°W / -17.867; -68.433
CountryFlag of Bolivia.svg  Bolivia
Department Oruro Department
Province Sajama Province
Municipality Curahuara de Carangas Municipality
Canton Curahuara de Carangas Canton
Elevation
12,841 ft (3,914 m)
Population
 (2012)
  Total4,184
Time zone UTC-4 (BOT)

Curahuara de Carangas is a small town in the Bolivian Oruro Department. It is the seat of the Sajama Province. [1] In 2009 it had an estimated population of 1,581. [2]

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Llisa

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Janqu Laqaya

Janq'u Laqaya is a mountain in the Andes of Bolivia which reaches a height of approximately 4,300 m (14,100 ft). It is located in the Oruro Department, Sajama Province, Curahuara de Carangas Municipality, south of Ch'apiri.

Chapiri Bolivian mountain

Ch'apiri is a 4,302-metre-high (14,114 ft) mountain in the Andes of Bolivia. It is located in the Oruro Department, Sajama Province, Curahuara de Carangas Municipality. It lies east of a village of that name. The Ch'apiri River originates at the mountain.. It flows to Curahuara de Carangas in the north.

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Coordinates: 17°52′S68°26′W / 17.867°S 68.433°W / -17.867; -68.433