Sica Sica

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Sica Sica
Sika Sika
Sica Sica is located in Bolivia
Sica Sica
Sica Sica
Location in Bolivia
Coordinates: 17°20′S 67°44′W / 17.333°S 67.733°W / -17.333; -67.733Coordinates: 17°20′S 67°44′W / 17.333°S 67.733°W / -17.333; -67.733
Country  Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Province Aroma Province
Municipality Sica Sica Municipality
Population (2001)
 • Total 3,831
Climate ET

Sica Sica is a small town and capital of Aroma Province in the La Paz Department of western Bolivia. It is located some 115 kilometres from La Paz, on the southwestern edge of the Serrania de Sicasica, a ridge, which is between La Paz and Cochabamba in a south-easterly direction. As of 2008 it has an estimated population of 4620. It The town is situated at a height of 3933 metres on the Bolivian Altiplano. Nearby Sica Sica is Ayo Ayo, the birthplace of the indigenous rebel leader Julián Apaza.

The cathedral, Fernando Soria, is a National Monument from the 17th Century. It holds relics in the form of woodcarving, and gold and silver work from the time of the Viceroyalty of Peru. Hot springs near the town also attract tourists.

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