Thujsa Jawira

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Thujsa Jawira
Etymology Aymara
Location
Country Bolivia
Region La Paz Department,
Ingavi Province, Pando Province
Physical characteristics
Source 
  location Santiago de Machaca Municipality
Basin features
Tributaries 
  leftCh'alla Jawira, Jach'a Jawira,
Taypi Jawira
  rightWila Jawira, Chullpa Jawira

Thujsa Jawira (Aymara thujsa smelling, jawira river, [1] [2] "smelling river", also spelled Tujsa Jahuira), which upstream successively is named Ingenio and Río Grande and downstream is called Llink'i, is a river in the La Paz Department in Bolivia. It flows to Awallamaya Lake south of Lake Titicaca.

Aymara language native language in South America

Aymara is an Aymaran language spoken by the Aymara people of the Andes. It is one of only a handful of Native American languages with over one million speakers. Aymara, along with Spanish, is an official language of Bolivia. It is also spoken, to a much lesser extent, by some communities in southern Peru and in northern Chile, where it is a recognized minority language.

Bolivia Country in South America

Bolivia, officially the Plurinational State of Bolivia, is a landlocked country located in western-central South America. The capital is Sucre, while the seat of government and financial center is located in La Paz. The largest city and principal industrial center is Santa Cruz de la Sierra, located on the Llanos Orientales, a mostly flat region in the east of the country.

Awallamaya Lake lake in La Paz Department, Bolivia

Awallamaya is a lake in Bolivia located in the La Paz Department, Ingavi Province, Jesús de Machaca Municipality, near the village Awallamaya. Its surface area is 96 km².

Thujsa Jawira originates from the confluence of various streams in the Santiago de Machaca Municipality of the José Manuel Pando Province. Known as Ingenio (Spanish for "mill, plant") and Río Grande (Spanish for "big river") it runs to the little town of Santiago de Machaca in the northeast. Behind the town it receives the name Thujsa Jawira. [3] In the San Andrés de Machaca Municipality of the Ingavi Province its direction is mainly to the north until the Jach'a Jawira ("big river", Río Jacha), a left tributary, joins the river. Just before the confluence its name changes to Llink'i ("potter clay", Llinkhi, Llinqui). [4] The river turns to the east and then north again until it empties into Awallamaya Lake. [5] [6]

Santiago de Machaca Municipality Municipality in La Paz Department, Bolivia

Santiago de Machaca is the first municipal section of the José Manuel Pando Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Santiago de Machaca.

José Manuel Pando Province Province in La Paz Department, Bolivia

José Manuel Pando is a province in the La Paz Department in Bolivia. It was founded on April 22, 1986 during the presidency of Víctor Paz Estenssoro. The province was named after José Manuel Pando (1848-1917) who was the president of Bolivia from 1899 till 1904. Its capital is Santiago de Machaca.

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