Uyuni Municipality

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Uyuni Municipality
Location within Potosí Department
Location within Potosí Department
Uyuni Municipality is located in Bolivia
Uyuni Municipality
Uyuni Municipality
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 20°3′S 66°56′W / 20.050°S 66.933°W / -20.050; -66.933Coordinates: 20°3′S 66°56′W / 20.050°S 66.933°W / -20.050; -66.933
Country  Bolivia
Department Potosí Department
Province Antonio Quijarro Province
Seat Uyuni
Elevation 11,980 ft (3,650 m)
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,705
 • Ethnicities Quechua, Aymara
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Uyuni Municipality is the first municipal section of the Antonio Quijarro Province in the Potosí Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Uyuni.


The municipality consists of the following cantons:

  • Chacala
  • Coroma
  • Huanchaca
  • Pulacayo
  • Uyuni

The people[edit]

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

Ethnic group %
Quechua 52.9
Aymara 24.2
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.2
Not indigenous 22.6
Other indigenous groups 0.2


  1. ^ (inactive)

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