Achacachi, La Paz Department, Bolivia

History of Achacachi | Geography : Location

🇧🇴 Achacachi is a town on the Altiplano plateau in the South American Andes in the La Paz Department in Bolivia. It is the capital of the Omasuyos Province.

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History of Achacachi Achacachi, as an establishment, existed before the arrival of the Spaniards, as shown by descriptions that were made on "cronicas" and "relaciones" (official papers written by authorities) by royal or ecclesiastical Spanish authorities. Achacachi was the capital of a colla "señorio" called Pacasa, in the "Umasuyus" (from Aymara: "shore side") region, which was located alongside the East of Lake Intikjarka (Titicaca) in the Peru-Bolivian plateau.

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Geography: Location Achacachi is at an elevation of 3,854 m or 12.647 feet amsl on the Achacachi peninsula on the eastern shores of Lake Titicaca, 96 km (60 mi) north-west of the capital La Paz.

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La Paz, Bolivia 
La Paz, Bolivia
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The Omasuyos Province has a population of over 84,484 people.

Twin Towns - Sister Cities Achacachi has links with:

🇮🇹 Rome, Italy
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