The ancient Chipaya village
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Chipaya is a village in Bolivia located in the Sabaya Province (formerly Atahuallpa Province) of the Oruro Department. It is the seat of the Chipaya Municipality. In 2001 it had a population of 363. The village is situated in a remote area northeast of Lake Coipasa where the people have maintained special elements of their culture.
Chipaya was declared a National Monument by Supreme Decrete No. 8171 on December 7, 1967.
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