|Elevation||5,092 m (16,706 ft)|
Ukilla (Quechua for a medical plant whose seed is used to dye, 5,092-metre-high (16,706 ft) volcano in the Bolivian Andes. It is situated in the Potosí Department, Nor Lípez Province, Quemes Municipality. Ukilla lies south of the Uyuni salt flat in a volcanic field known as Pampa Luxsar.Hispanicized spelling Uquilla) is a
Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest salt flat, or playa, at over 10,000 square kilometres (3,900 sq mi) in area. It is in the Daniel Campos Province in Potosí in southwest Bolivia, near the crest of the Andes at an elevation of 3,656 meters (11,995 ft) above sea level.
Potosí is a department in southwestern Bolivia. It comprises 118,218 km2 with 823,517 inhabitants. The capital is the city of Potosí. It is mostly a barren, mountainous region with one large plateau to the west, where the largest salt flat in the world, Salar de Uyuni, is located.
Uyuni is a city in the southwest of Bolivia.
Daniel Campos is a province in the north-western parts of the Bolivian Potosí Department. It is named after the poet Daniel Campos who originated from this area. The capital of the province is Llica.
Municipalities in Bolivia are administrative divisions of the entire national territory governed by local elections. Municipalities are the third level of administrative divisions, below departments and provinces. Some of the provinces consist of only one municipality. In these cases the municipalities are identical to the provinces they belong to.
Isla Incahuasi, Inkawasi or Inka Wasi is a hilly and rocky outcrop of land and former island in Bolivia situated in the middle of Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flat, at an elevation of 3,656 meters. It is located in the Potosí Department, Daniel Campos Province, Tahua Municipality, Yonza Canton.
Villazón is a town in southern Bolivia, on the border with Argentina. It sits directly across La Quiaca River from La Quiaca in Argentina. The town is a busy trading hub, with large quantities of goods flowing north.
Bolivia is a country with great tourism potential, with many attractions, due to its diverse culture, geographic regions rich history and food. In particular, the salt flats at Uyuni are a major attraction.
Taraco Municipality is the seventh municipal section of the Ingavi Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Most of its area is situated on Taraco Peninsula jutting into Lake Wiñaymarka, the southern branch of Lake Titicaca. Its seat is Taraco.
Palacio de Sal is a hotel built of salt blocks. It is located at the edge of Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flat, 350 km (220 mi) south of the La Paz department's capital La Paz.
The Nor Lípez Native Community Lands are a collectively owned indigenous territory in the province of Nor Lípez, Potosí, Bolivia, registered as a Native Community Land and titled by the National Agrarian Reform Institute on 19 April 2011.
San Pedro de Quemes is the second municipal section of the Nor Lípez Province in the Potosí Department in Bolivia. Its seat is San Pedro de Quemes.
San Pedro de Quemes is one of the cantons of the San Pedro de Quemes Municipality, the second municipal section of the Nor Lípez Province in the Potosí Department of Bolivia. During the census of 2001 it had 574 inhabitants. Its seat is San Pedro de Quemes with a population of 490 in 2001.
Willkakuti, Machaq Mara, Mara T'aqa, Jach'a Laymi or Pacha Kuti is an Aymara celebration in Bolivia, Chile and in the Southern Peru which takes place annually on 21 June, commemorating the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere.
Uyuni Airport, also known as Joya Andina Airport, is an airport at extremely high elevation just northwest of Uyuni, in the southwestern Potosí Department of Bolivia. It is close to the Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flat. It was opened by the Bolivian president Evo Morales on July 11, 2011. Currently the airport is served by two airlines: Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviacion which offer regular flights to and from Sucre, La Paz and Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
Wanaku is a mountain in the Andes of Bolivia, about 4,700 metres (15,420 ft) high. It is situated in the Potosí Department, Nor Lípez Province, Quemes Municipality, Pelcoya Canton. Wanaku lies southeast of the Ollagüe (Ullawi) volcano and northeast of Ch'aska Urqu.
Warachi Qullu is a 5,029-metre-high (16,499 ft) mountain in the Andes of Bolivia. It is situated in the Potosí Department, Antonio Quijarro Province, in the north-east of the Uyuni Municipality. Warachi Qullu lies at the river Ch'iyar Juqhu Q'awa (Chiar Jokho Khaua) which later is named Juqhu Jawira (Jokho Jahuiri), Jalsullani and Chiqapa (Chicapa). Its waters flow to Qullpa Jawira in the north-east.
Janq'u Qullu is a mountain in the Andes of Bolivia, about 5,120 metres (16,798 ft) high. It is situated in the Potosí Department, Antonio Quijarro Province, in the east of the Uyuni Municipality. Janq'u Qullu lies south of the mountain Warachi Qullu. The river Ch'iyar Juqhu Q'awa (Chiar Jokho Khaua) which later is named Juqhu Jawira (Jokho Jahuiri), Jalsullani and Chiqapa (Chicapa) originates north of the mountain. Its waters flow to Qullpa Jawira in the northeast.
Millu Urqu Quechua millu salty, urqu mountain, "salty mountain", also spelled Millu Orkho) is a 4,701-metre-high (15,423 ft) mountain in the Andes of Bolivia. It is situated in the Potosí Department, Nor Lípez Province, Quemes Municipality. Millu Urqu lies southwest of Chakra Urqu and Kachi Unu and northwest of Chiwana.
The architecture of Bolivia is closely related to its history, culture and religion. Bolivian architecture has been constantly changing and progressing over time. Subject to terrain and high altitudes, most of Bolivia's Pre-Columbian buildings were built for housing, mainly influenced by Bolivian indigenous culture. The arrival of Spanish settlers brought many European-style buildings, and the Spaniards began planning to build big cities. After Independence, the architectural style became Neoclassical and many churches and government buildings were built. In modern Bolivia, like many countries, skyscrapers and post-modern buildings dominate, and of course there are special styles of architecture to attract tourists and build.