Uncía Municipality

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Uncía Municipality
Landscape near Uncía
Landscape near Uncía
Location within Potosí Department
Location within Potosí Department
Uncía Municipality is located in Bolivia
Uncía Municipality
Uncía Municipality
Location within Bolivia
Coordinates: 18°36′S 66°26′W / 18.600°S 66.433°W / -18.600; -66.433Coordinates: 18°36′S 66°26′W / 18.600°S 66.433°W / -18.600; -66.433
Country  Bolivia
Department Potosí Department
Province Rafael Bustillo Province
Seat Uncía
Population (2001)
 • Total 18,522 (without Chuquihuta Canton)
 • Ethnicities Quechua, Aymara
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Uncía Municipality is the first municipal section of the Rafael Bustillo Province in the Potosí Department in Bolivia. Its seat is Uncía.


The municipality consists of the following cantons:

  • Uncía
  • Cala Cala (Qala Qala)

Chuqi Uta Canton belonged to the municipality until June 17, 2009, when Chuqi Uta Municipality was created now being the fourth municipal section of the Rafael Bustillo Province.

The people[edit]

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

Ethnic group %
Quechua 69.1
Aymara 20.0
Guaraní, Chiquitos, Moxos 0.0
Not indigenous 10.9
Other indigenous groups 0.0

See also[edit]


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

External links[edit]