|Department||La Paz Department|
|Province||Manco Kapac Province|
|Municipality||Tito Yupanqui Municipality|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (BOT)|
Tito Yupanqui is a town in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. It was named after an indigenous artist, Francisco Tito Yupanqui, a 16th-century wood sculptor who sculpted a statue of the Mary, mother of Jesus, known as Our Lady of Candles (Nuestra Senora de la Virgen de Candelaria).
The La Paz Department of Bolivia comprises 133,985 square kilometres (51,732 sq mi) with a 2012 census population of 2,706,359 inhabitants. It is situated at the western border of Bolivia, sharing Lake Titicaca with adjacent Peru. It contains the Cordillera Real, which reaches altitudes of 6.6 kilometers (22,000 ft). Northeast of the Cordillera Real are the Yungas, the steep eastern slopes of the Andes Mountains that make the transition to the Amazon River basin to the northeast. The capital of the department is the city of La Paz and is the administrative city and seat of government/national capital of Bolivia.
The Basilica of Our Lady of Copacabana is a 17th-century Spanish colonial shrine that houses the image of the Virgen de Copacabana. It is located in the town of Copacabana, Bolivia on the shores of Lake Titicaca near the Altiplano region. Our Lady of Copacabana is the patron saint of Bolivia.
The Gate of the Sun, also known as the Gateway of the Sun, is a monolith carved in the form of an arch or gateway at the site of Tiahuanaco by the Tiwanaku culture, an Andean civilization of Bolivia that thrived around Lake Titicaca in the Andes of western South America around 500-950 CE.
The Virgen de Copacabana is the patron saint of Bolivia. She is venerated in Bolivia during her feast day of 2 February, the day of the Purification of Mary, or feast of the Virgen de la Candelaria. She is also venerated on 5 August with her own liturgy and popular celebration.
Calamarca or Qala Marka is the fourth municipal section of Aroma Province in the La Paz Department of Bolivia. It is located on the Altiplano and its seat is the town of Calamarca.
Collana Municipality is the seventh municipal section of the Aroma Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Collana.
Colquencha Municipality is the sixth municipal section of the Aroma Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Colquencha.
Laja Municipality is the second municipal section of the Los Andes Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Laja.
Puerto Pérez or Ch'ililaya (Aymara) is the fourth municipal section of the Los Andes Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Puerto Pérez.
Tito Yupanqui Municipality is the third municipal section of the Manco Kapac Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Tito Yupanqui.
Colquencha is a town in Aroma Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. It is the seat of the Colquencha Municipality.
Tiwanaku is a village in the La Paz Department, Bolivia with a population of 860 people. Towards the south of the village, there's the archaeological site of Tiwanaku.
San Andrés de Machaca is a town in the La Paz Department, Bolivia.
Taraco, La Paz is a town in the La Paz Department, Bolivia.
San Pedro de Tiquina is a town in the La Paz Department, Bolivia.
Huarina is a location in the La Paz Department in Bolivia. It is the seat of the Huarina Municipality, one of the four municipalities of the Omasuyos Province. President of Peru Andrés de Santa Cruz was born here.
Yupanqui is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Francisco Tito Yupanqui (1550–1616) was an indigenous sculptor of the Viceroyalty of Peru. He sculptured renowned Roman Catholic wood statues such as the Blessed Virgin Mary in what is now Bolivia, known as Our Lady of Candles, one of the most celebrated Marian images located at Lake Titicaca in Bolivia.
Olca-Paruma is a volcanic complex in Chile. Lying on the border between Chile and Bolivia, it is formed by an east–west alignment of volcanoes. From west to east, these are Cerro Paruma, Volcan Paruma, Olca, and Mencheca or Michincha. Aside from the mines of Ujina, Rosario, and Quebrada Blanca, the area is sparsely populated.