Colcapirhua

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Colcapirhua
Qullqapirwa
Town
Colcapirhua is located in Bolivia
Colcapirhua
Colcapirhua
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 17°25′00″S 66°15′00″W / 17.41667°S 66.25000°W / -17.41667; -66.25000Coordinates: 17°25′00″S 66°15′00″W / 17.41667°S 66.25000°W / -17.41667; -66.25000
Country  Bolivia
Department Cochabamba Department
Province Quillacollo Province
Municipality Colcapirhua Municipality
Government
 • Mayor Longines Nogales Fuentes (2007)
 • President Marisol Nina Mercado (2007)
Elevation 2,497 m (8,192 ft)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 48,631
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Colcapirhua (hispanicized spelling of native Quechua: Qullqapirwa, a place where things are stored) [2]is a town in the Cochabamba Department in central Bolivia. It is the seat of the Colcapirhua Municipality, the fifth municipal section of the Quillacollo Province.

Map showing the location of Colcapirhua

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