Porco Municipality

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Porco Municipality
Location within Potosí Department
Location within Potosí Department
Porco Municipality is located in Bolivia
Porco Municipality
Porco Municipality
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 19°45′S 66°0′W / 19.750°S 66.000°W / -19.750; -66.000Coordinates: 19°45′S 66°0′W / 19.750°S 66.000°W / -19.750; -66.000
Country  Bolivia
Department Potosí Department
Province Antonio Quijarro Province
Seat Porco
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,959
 • Ethnicities Quechua
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Porco Municipality is the third municipal section of the Antonio Quijarro Province in the Potosí Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Porco.


Some of the highest mountains of the municipality are listed below:[1]


The municipality consists of the following cantons:

  • Churcuita
  • Kunturiri
  • Karma
  • Porco
  • Chaquilla

The people[edit]

The people are predominantly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent.[2]

Ethnic group %
Quechua 90.1
Aymara 1.9
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.1
Not indigenous 7.7
Other indigenous groups 0.1

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Bolivian IGM map 1:50,000 Porco 6434-IV
  2. ^ obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo/municipal/fichas/ (inactive)

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