Tito Yupanqui, Bolivia

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Tito Yupanqui
Town
Tito Yupanqui is located in Bolivia
Tito Yupanqui
Tito Yupanqui
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 16°11′S 68°57′W / 16.183°S 68.950°W / -16.183; -68.950
Country  Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
Province Manco Kapac Province
Municipality Tito Yupanqui Municipality
Population (2001)
 • Total 773
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Tito Yupanqui is a town in the La Paz Department, Bolivia. It was named after an indigenous artist, Francisco Tito Yupanqui, a 16th-century wood sculptor who sculptured a famous statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary, known as Our Lady of Candles (Nuestra Senora de la Virgen de Candelaria).

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Coordinates: 16°11′S 68°57′W / 16.183°S 68.950°W / -16.183; -68.950