Tomave Municipality

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Tomave
Municipality
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Route 5 between Potosí and Uyuni in Tomave Municipality
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Location within Potosí Department
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Tomave
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 20°8′S66°21′W / 20.133°S 66.350°W / -20.133; -66.350 Coordinates: 20°8′S66°21′W / 20.133°S 66.350°W / -20.133; -66.350
CountryFlag of Bolivia.svg  Bolivia
Department Potosí Department
Province Antonio Quijarro Province
Seat Tomave
Population
 (2001)
  Total12,764
  Ethnicities
Quechua
Time zone UTC-4 (BOT)

Tomave Municipality is the second municipal section of the Antonio Quijarro Province in the Potosí Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Uyuni.

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Geography

Some of the highest mountains of the municipality are listed below: [1] [2]

Subdivision

The municipality consists of the following cantons: Apacheta, Calasaya, Cuchagua, Opoco, San Francisco de Tarana, Tacora, Ticatica, Tolapampa, Tomave, Ubina, Viluyo and Yura.

The people

The people are predominantly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. [3]

Ethnic group%
Quechua 93.1
Aymara 3.2
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.1
Not indigenous 3.5
Other indigenous groups0.2

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Wila Nasa

Wila Nasa is a mountain in the Andes of Bolivia which reaches a height of approximately 5,140-metre (16,864 ft). It is situated in the Potosí Department, Antonio Quijarro Province, Tomave Municipality. Wila Nasa lies southwest of Kuntur Chukuña.

References

  1. "Tomave" . Retrieved October 16, 2015.
  2. BIGM map 1:50,000 6335-III Cerro Keucha
  3. obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo/municipal/fichas/ (inactive)