Sabaya

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Sabaya
Church of Sabaya
Church of Sabaya
Coordinates: 19°00′53″S 68°22′15″W / 19.01472°S 68.37083°W / -19.01472; -68.37083
Country  Bolivia
Department Oruro
Province Sabaya Province
Municipality Sabaya Municipality
Population (2001)
 • Total 573
Time zone BST (UTC-4)

Sabaya is a small town in the Bolivian Oruro Department. In 2001 it had a population of 573 inhabitants in 2001.[1] Sabaya is the administrative center of the Sabaya Province and the Sabaya Municipality alike. It is located 200 km south-west of Oruro, the capital of the department. It is situated at 3,698 m above sea level in the valley of the Sabaya River on the eastern slopes of Pumari (4,787 m). Salar de Coipasa lies 25 km south-east of Sabaya, and the stratovolcano Tata Sabaya (5,430 m) is situated 20 km south-west of Sabaya.

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