Colcha "K" Municipality

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Colcha "K" Municipality
Lake Kara in Colcha "K" Municipality
Lake Kara in Colcha "K" Municipality
Location within Potosí Department
Location within Potosí Department
Colcha "K" Municipality is located in Bolivia
Colcha "K" Municipality
Colcha "K" Municipality
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 20°57′S 67°17′W / 20.950°S 67.283°W / -20.950; -67.283Coordinates: 20°57′S 67°17′W / 20.950°S 67.283°W / -20.950; -67.283
Country  Bolivia
Department Potosí Department
Province Nor Lípez Province
Seat Colcha "K"
Elevation 12,500 ft (3,800 m)
Population (2001)
 • Total 9,645
 • Ethnicities Quechua
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Colcha "K" Municipality is the first municipal section of the Nor Lípez Province in the Potosí Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Colcha "K" or Villa Martín.


The municipality consists of the following cantons:[1]

The people[edit]

The people are predominantly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent.[2]

Ethnic group %
Quechua 88.3
Aymara 5.6
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.1
Not indigenous 6.0
Other indigenous groups 0.1

See also[edit]


  1. ^ National Institute of Statistics of Bolivia
  2. ^ (inactive)

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