Ocurí Municipality

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ocurí Municipality
Location within Potosí Department
Location within Potosí Department
Ocurí Municipality is located in Bolivia
Ocurí Municipality
Ocurí Municipality
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 18°50′S 65°48′W / 18.833°S 65.800°W / -18.833; -65.800Coordinates: 18°50′S 65°48′W / 18.833°S 65.800°W / -18.833; -65.800
Country  Bolivia
Department Potosí Department
Province Chayanta Province
Seat Ocurí
 • Total 304 sq mi (788 km2)
Elevation 13,500 ft (4,100 m)
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,516
 • Ethnicities Quechua
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Ocurí Municipality is the fourth municipal section of the Chayanta Province in the Potosí Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Ocurí.


The municipality consists of the following cantons:

  • Chairapata
  • Maragua
  • Marcoma
  • Ocurí

The people[edit]

The people are predominantly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent.[1]

Ethnic group %
Quechua 93.4
Aymara 0.2
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.2
Not indigenous 6.1
Other indigenous groups 0.1


  1. ^ obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo/municipal/fichas/ (inactive)

See also[edit]

External links[edit]