Calamarca Municipality

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Calamarca

Qala Marka
Municipality
Calamarca Municipio.jpg
Calamarca is located in Bolivia
Calamarca
Calamarca
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 16°54′S 68°7′W / 16.900°S 68.117°W / -16.900; -68.117
Country Bolivia
DepartmentLa Paz Department
ProvinceAroma Province
SeatCalamarca
Population
(2012)[1]
 • Total14,604

Calamarca (in Hispanicized spelling) or Qala Marka[2] (Aymara qala stone, marka village, town, place, land, "place of stone") is the fourth municipal section of Aroma Province in the La Paz Department of Bolivia. It is located on the Altiplano and its seat is the town of Calamarca.[1]

The municipality was created by law on 21 December 1948. At present it is divided into seven cantons (cantones): Calamarca, Vilaque Copata, Sivicani, Ajoya, Villa Carmen de Caluyo, San Antonio de Senkata and Cosmini.[1]

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Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Gobierno Autónomo Municipal de Calamarca" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 26 February 2016.
  2. ^ Morales, Salustiano Ayma (2011). Aymara aru thakhinchawi (PDF) (in Aymara). La Paz, Bolivia: Arcus Industria Gráfica for the Ministry of Education. p. 25. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-02-26. Retrieved 2016-02-26.

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Coordinates: 16°54′00″S 68°07′00″W / 16.9°S 68.1167°W / -16.9; -68.1167