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Charazani

Charazani
Charasani
Charazani
Charazani
Charazani is located in Bolivia
Charazani
Charazani
Location in Bolivia
Coordinates:
Country Bolivia
Admin. division La Paz Department
Elevation 10,500 ft (3,200 m)
Population (2001)census
 • Total 501

Charazani or Charasani is a small town in the South American Andes in Bolivia.

Location

Charazani is the capital of Bautista Saavedra Province and central town of the Charazani Municipality. It is situated on a spur at an elevation of 3,200 m amsl between Cordillera Muñecas in the south and Cordillera Apolabamba in the north, on a Mapiri River tributary which itself flows towards Beni River.

Infrastructure

Charazani is located 254 km north-west of La Paz, the capital of La Paz Department. From La Paz, the asphaltic highway Ruta 2 goes 70 km north-west to Huarina, where the asphaltic Ruta 16 branches south-west for another 97 km along Lake Titicaca till Escoma. From Escoma a dirt road goes north and reaches Charazani after 87 km.

Population

The population of Charazani has risen by 20% in the recent decade, from 501 inhabitants (2001 census)[1] to 604 inhabitants (2008 est.).[2]

It boasts of a population that speaks Aymara. This area is famous for the accuracy of their shamans.

References

  1. ^ Observatorio Bolivia Democrática
  2. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2008-10-24. 

External links

  • Detailed map of Bautista Saavedra Province

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