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Title: Colquechaca  
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Subject: Potosí Department, List of highest towns by country, Provinces of Bolivia, Chayanta Province
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Coordinates: 18°42′S 66°1′W / 18.700°S 66.017°W / -18.700; -66.017

Country  Bolivia
Department Potosí Department
Province Chayanta Province
Municipality Colquechaca Municipality
Elevation 13,671 ft (4,167 m)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,816
Time zone BST (UTC-4)

Colquechaca is a small town in Bolivia. In 2009 it has an estimated population of 1753. It is the highest city in Bolivia,[1] at 4,180 metres (13,710 ft) above sea level.


In June 2013, local people carried out a lynching of a 17 year old rape and murder suspect, by burying him alive with the murder victim.[2]


Coordinates: 18°42′S 66°00′W / 18.700°S 66.000°W / -18.700; -66.000

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