Tupiza Municipality

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Tupiza Municipality
Location within Potosí Department
Location within Potosí Department
Tupiza Municipality is located in Bolivia
Tupiza Municipality
Tupiza Municipality
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 21°27′S 65°52′W / 21.450°S 65.867°W / -21.450; -65.867Coordinates: 21°27′S 65°52′W / 21.450°S 65.867°W / -21.450; -65.867
Country  Bolivia
Department Potosí Department
Province Sud Chichas Province
Seat Tupiza
Population (2001)
 • Total 38,337
 • Ethnicities Quechua
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Tupiza Municipality is the first municipal section of the Sud Chichas Province in the Potosí Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Tupiza which is the capital of the province as well.


The municipality consists of the following cantons:

  • Chillco
  • Concepcion
  • Esmoraca
  • Oploca
  • Oro Ingenio
  • Quiriza
  • Rufino Carrasco
  • Soracaya
  • Suipacha
  • Talina
  • Tupiza
  • Villa Pacheco

The people[edit]

The people are predominantly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent.[1]

Ethnic group %
Quechua 57.0
Aymara 1.7
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.2
Not indigenous 38.5
Other indigenous groups 2.5


  1. ^ obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo/municipal/fichas/ (inactive)

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