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Tunupa, a dormant volcano (center), Jilarata (upper right) and part of the Uyuni salt flat as seen from above (NASA)
Highest point
Elevation 4,594 m (15,072 ft) [1]
Coordinates 19°35′28″S67°38′40″W / 19.59111°S 67.64444°W / -19.59111; -67.64444 Coordinates: 19°35′28″S67°38′40″W / 19.59111°S 67.64444°W / -19.59111; -67.64444
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Location within Bolivia
Location Bolivia, Oruro Department
Parent range Andes

Jilarata is a 4,594-metre-high (15,072 ft) mountain in the Andes of Bolivia. It is located in the Oruro Department, Ladislao Cabrera Province, Salinas de Garci Mendoza Municipality. It lies near the Uyuni salt flat, north of Tunupa. [1] [2]

Andes mountain range running along the tu mamide of South America

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Bolivia country in South America

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  1. 1 2 Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Salinas de Garci Mendoza 6035-II
  2. "Salinas de Garci Mendoza". Archived from the original on January 27, 2016. Retrieved February 2, 2016. (unnamed)