Calacoto Municipality

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Calacoto

Qala Qutu
Municipality
The archaeological site of Jach'a Phasa in the north of the Calacoto Municipality
The archaeological site of Jach'a Phasa in the north of the Calacoto Municipality
Calacoto is located in Bolivia
Calacoto
Calacoto
Location of the Calacoto Municipality within Bolivia
Coordinates: 17°25′0″S 68°45′0″W / 17.41667°S 68.75000°W / -17.41667; -68.75000Coordinates: 17°25′0″S 68°45′0″W / 17.41667°S 68.75000°W / -17.41667; -68.75000
CountryFlag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
DepartmentLa Paz Department
ProvincePacajes Province
SeatCalacoto
Government
 • MayorJorge Pari Apaza (2007)
 • PresidentRosendo Jaillita Alcon (2007)
Area
 • Total1,504 sq mi (3,896 km2)
Elevation
12,800 ft (3,900 m)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total8,818

Calacoto or Qala Qutu (Aymara qala stone, qutu heap, pile,[1] "stone pile") is the third municipal section of the Pacajes Province in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Calacoto (Qala Qutu).

Geography[edit]

Some of the highest mountains of the municipality are listed below:[2][3]

See also[edit]

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. ^ Boliviam IGM map Rosario Hoja 5841-IV
  3. ^ "Calacoto". INE, Bolivia. Archived from the original on November 8, 2014. Retrieved October 15, 2015.