Llallagua

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For the mountain in Peru, see Llallawa. For the mountain in Bolivia, see Llallawa (Bolivia).
Llallagua
Llallawa
Town
Llallagua.jpg
Official seal of Llallagua
Seal
Llallagua is located in Bolivia
Llallagua
Llallagua
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 18°25′S 66°35′W / 18.417°S 66.583°W / -18.417; -66.583Coordinates: 18°25′S 66°35′W / 18.417°S 66.583°W / -18.417; -66.583
Country  Bolivia
Department Potosí Department
Province Rafael Bustillo Province
Municipality Llallagua Municipality
Canton Llallagua Canton
Government
 • Mayor Tomás Quiróz (Without Fear Movement; elected 2010)
 • President Maximo Urquieta Mitma (2007)
Elevation 12,779 ft (3,895 m)
Population (2001)
 • Total 20,065
Time zone BST (UTC-4)

Llallagua (in hispanicized spelling) or Llallawa (Aymara for a monstrous potato (like two potatoes) or animal, Quechua for the god of seed-time during the Inca period)[1][2] is a town in the Potosí Department in Bolivia. It is the seat of the Llallagua Municipality, the third municipal section of the Rafael Bustillo Province.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)

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