North Bolivian Quechua

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North Bolivian Quechua
North La Paz Quechua
Native to Bolivia
Region La Paz Department
Native speakers
(116,000 in Bolivia cited 1978 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 qul
Glottolog nort2976[2]

North Bolivian Quechua is a dialect of the Southern Quechua language, spoken in northern Bolivia on the Peruvian border, as well as by immigrants in Peru.


  1. ^ North Bolivian Quechua at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "North Bolivian Quechua". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.