Rocha River

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Rocha (Kunturillu)
River
Calvario de la Virgen María de Urqupiña II.JPG
A bridge across the Rocha River (in the middle) in Quillacollo
Country Bolivia
Region Cochabamba Department
Tributaries
 - left Pukara Mayu
 - right Tapacari River, Ch'aki Mayu,
Wiluma, Chilla, Tupuraya
Mouth Caine River

Rocha River or Kunturillu River (Quechua kunturillu black and white,[1][2] Hispanicized spelling Condorillo, also Kundurillu, Kunturillo)[3] which upstream is called Mayllanku (Maylanco) is a Bolivian river in the Cochabamba Department, Quillacollo Province.[4] From the point of the confluence with the Arque River the river is called Caine River.

The river whose original name is Kunturillu owes its present name to Captain Martín de la Rocha who diverted the river in 1565.

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Sources and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Note: Black and white like the bird condor (Quechua: kuntur)
  3. ^ cocha-banner.org Cultural Corner - The River Rocha or Kundurillu (in Spanish and in English)
  4. ^ contraloria.gob.bo[permanent dead link] Map of the Rocha River basin
  • lib.utexas.edu Detailed map of the area
  • Rand McNally, The New International Atlas, 1993.

Coordinates: 17°42′10″S 66°14′45″W / 17.7028°S 66.2458°W / -17.7028; -66.2458