Chuquihuta Municipality

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Chuquihuta

Chuqi Uta
Municipality
Chuquihuta is located in Bolivia
Chuquihuta
Chuquihuta
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 18°38′S 66°20′W / 18.633°S 66.333°W / -18.633; -66.333Coordinates: 18°38′S 66°20′W / 18.633°S 66.333°W / -18.633; -66.333
Country Bolivia
DepartmentPotosí Department
ProvinceRafael Bustillo Province
SeatChuquihuta
Population
(2001)
 • Total6,658
Time zoneUTC-4 (-4)

Chuquihuta Municipality, also Chuquihuta Ayllu Jucumani, is the fourth municipal section of the Rafael Bustillo Province in the Potosí Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Chuquihuta (hispanicized spelling Chuquiuta, Aymara Chuqi Uta, "gold house"). The municipality was created on June 17, 2009. Formerly the area was a canton (Chuquiuta Canton, Chuquihuta Canton) of the Uncía Municipality.

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