|Province||Pantaléon Dalence Province|
|Elevation||12,231 ft (3,728 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (BOT)|
Machacamarca is a small town in the Pantaléon Dalence Province in the Oruro Department in Bolivia. It is the seat of the Machacamarca Municipality and of the Machacamarca Canton. At the time of census 2001 it had a population of 2,206.The town is situated south of Oruro near the south-eastern shore of Lake Uru Uru at the road and railway that lead to Poopó.
Machacamarca is the hispanicized spelling of Aymara : Machaqa Marka, machaqa = new, marka = village, town: So the name means "new village" or "new town".
The people in the Machacamarca Municipality are mainly Quechua (80.7%).
Some of the tourist attractions of Machacamarca are the railway museum, the church in the colonial village of Sora Sora, hot springs, chullpas and ruins.
Oruro or Uru Uru is a city in Bolivia with a population of 264,683, about halfway between La Paz and Sucre in the Altiplano, approximately 3,709 meters (12,169 ft) above sea level.
The Aymara or Aimara people are an indigenous nation in the Andes and Altiplano regions of South America; about 2.3 million live in Bolivia, Peru and Chile. Their ancestors lived in the region for many centuries before becoming a subject people of the Inca in the late 15th or early 16th century, and later of the Spanish in the 16th century. With the Spanish American Wars of Independence (1810–25), the Aymaras became subjects of the new nations of Bolivia and Peru. After the War of the Pacific (1879–83), Chile annexed territory with Aymara population.
Oruro is a department in Bolivia, with an area of 53,588 km2 (20,690 sq mi). Its capital is the city of Oruro. According to the 2012 census, the Oruro department had a population of 494,178.
Pantaleón Dalence is a province in the eastern parts of the Bolivian Oruro Department. Its seat is Huanuni. The province was named after the jurist Pantaleón Dalence Jiménez.
Sud Carangas is a province in the central parts of the Bolivian department of Oruro.
Pocona Municipality is the third municipal section of the Carrasco Province in the Cochabamba Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Pocona. At the time of census 2001 the municipality had 13,488 inhabitants.
Laq'a Jawira is a river in Bolivia which runs from Lake Poopó. Its length is entirely within the territory of Oruro Department.
Machacamarca is a small town in the La Paz Department in Bolivia. It is the seat of the Nueva Esperanza de Machacamarca Canton, one of the five cantons of the Colquencha Municipality which is the sixth municipal section of the Aroma Province. The town is situated at the railway that leads from La Paz to Oruro. At the time of census 2001 Machacamarca had a population of 1,400.
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Kuntur Ikiña is a 5,044-metre-high (16,549 ft) mountain in the Andes located in the Cordillera Occidental of Bolivia. It is situated in the Oruro Department, Sajama Province, Turco Municipality, north-east of Umurata and south of the Bolivian Route 4 that leads to Tambo Quemado on the border with Chile.
Salla Qullu is a 4,990-metre-high (16,371 ft) mountain in the Cordillera Occidental in the Andes of Bolivia. It is situated in the Oruro Department, Sajama Province, Turco Municipality, Chachacomani Canton, south-east of the mountain Capurata and the Acotango volcano and south of the Bolivian Route 4 that leads to Tambo Quemado on the border with Chile.
Wila Qullu is a 4,730-metre-high (15,518 ft) mountain in the Cordillera Occidental in the Andes of Bolivia. It is located in the Oruro Department, Sajama Province, Turco Municipality, Chachacomani Canton. The mountain is situated east of the volcanoes Capurata, Acotango and Wallatiri and north-east of the mountain Ari Qullu Phujru. It lies south of the Bolivian Route 4 that leads to Tambo Quemado on the border with Chile.
Machu Such'i Qhuchi or Machu Such'i Q'uchi is a mountain in the Apolobamba mountain range in the Bolivian Andes, about 5,679 metres (18,632 ft) high. It is situated near the Peruvian border in the La Paz Department, Franz Tamayo Province, Pelechuco Municipality, east of Such'i Lake.
Jatun Wila Qullu is a mountain in the Andes in Bolivia, about 5,214 m (17,106 ft) high. It is located south east of Poopó Lake in the Oruro Department, Challapata Province, Quillacas Municipality, Soraga Canton, east of Sevaruyo and near the border to the Potosí Department.
Parina Quta is a lake in Bolivia in the Oruro Department, Carangas Province, Corque Municipality. It is situated west of Poopó Lake, about 3,753 m (12,313 ft) high. Parina Quta is about 1.9 km long and 0.5 km at its widest point.
Kimsa Chata is a mountain in the Andes of Bolivia, about 4,648 m (15,249 ft) high. It is one of the highest elevations of the Waylla Marka mountain range that runs down from Waylla Marka (Huayllamarca) to Qhurqhi (Corque) west of Uru Uru Lake. Kimsa Chata is located in the Oruro Department, Carangas Province, Qhurqhi Municipality, Tarukachi Canton, or on the border of the Carangas Province and the Saucari Province.
Jach'a Jawira is a Bolivian river north of Coipasa Lake in the Oruro Department. Coming from the Waylla Marka range northwest of Poopó Lake the river flows in a south-western direction along the village of Belén de Choquecota in the Nor Carangas Province towards the Carangas Province. In the Choquecota Municipality, southwest of Choquecota, it empties into the Barras River which ends in Coipasa Lake.
Wila Qullu is a 5,125-metre-high (16,814 ft) mountain in the Andes in Bolivia. It is located in the Oruro Department, Challapata Province, Challapata Municipality, Challapata Canton. Wila Qullu is situated south-east of Chunkara Lake.
P'iq'iñ Q'ara Punta is a 4,551-metre-high (14,931 ft) mountain in the Bolivian Andes. It is located in the Cochabamba Department, Tapacari Province. P'iq'iñ Q'ara Punta lies west of the village of Machaqa Marka (Machacamarca).
Wila Jaqhi is a 4,114-metre-high (13,497 ft) mountain in the Bolivian Andes. It is located in the Cochabamba Department, Tapacari Province. Wila Jaqhi lies northeast of the village of Machaqa Marka (Machacamarca).
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