Llica Municipality

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Llica Municipality
A farmer is digging salt on the Salar de Uyuni
A farmer is digging salt on the Salar de Uyuni
Location within Potosí Department
Location within Potosí Department
Llica Municipality is located in Bolivia
Llica Municipality
Llica Municipality
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 20°10′S 68°22′W / 20.167°S 68.367°W / -20.167; -68.367Coordinates: 20°10′S 68°22′W / 20.167°S 68.367°W / -20.167; -68.367
Country  Bolivia
Department Potosí Department
Province Daniel Campos Province
Seat Llica
 • Total 1,263 sq mi (3,272 km2)
Elevation 13,000 ft (4,000 m)
Population (2001)
 • Total 2,901
 • Ethnicities Aymara
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Llica Municipality is the first municipal section of the Daniel Campos Province in the Potosí Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Llica.

The municipality is situated on the western side of the Salar de Uyuni bordering Tahua Municipality. To the north it is bordered by the Oruro Department, to the south by the Nor Lipez Province and to the west by Chile.


The municipality consists of the following cantons:

  • Cahuana
  • Canquella
  • Chacoma
  • Llica
  • Palaya
  • San Pablo de Napa
  • Tres Cruces

The people[edit]

The people are predominantly indigenous citizens of Aymara descent.[1]

Ethnic group %
Quechua 5.7
Aymara 86.9
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.1
Not indigenous 7.1
Other indigenous groups 0.3

See also[edit]


  1. ^ obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo/municipal/fichas/ (inactive)

External links[edit]