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Tarabuco
TARABUCO is a Bolivian town in the department of Chuquisaca , capital of the Yamparáez Province
Yamparáez Province
and its first section, Tarabuco Municipality . It is best known as the home of the Yampara culture. Its people host the Pujllay festival in March each year. Members of the local indigenous community gather for Mass, parade in their colorful traditional costumes, drink plenty of chicha , and celebrate. Fresh products at the market in Tarabuco
Tarabuco
Each Sunday, a colorful and vibrant open-air market attracts locals and tourists alike
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Chicha
In South and Central America, CHICHA is a fermented or non-fermented beverage usually derived from maize. Chicha
Chicha
includes corn beer known as chicha de jora and non-alcoholic beverages such as chicha morada . Archaeobotanists have found evidence for chicha made from maize, the fruit of Schinus molle and Prosopis pods. Chichas can also be made from quinoa , kañiwa , peanut, manioc root (also called yuca or cassava), palm fruit, potato, Oxalis tuberosa , chañar or various other fruits. While chicha is most commonly associated with maize, the word is used in the Andes for almost any homemade fermented drink, and many unfermented drinks. Many different maize landraces , grains or fruits have been and can be used to make chicha in different regions
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Departments Of Bolivia
Bolivia
Bolivia
is a unitary state consisting of nine DEPARTMENTS (Spanish : departamentos). Departments are the primary subdivisions of Bolivia, and possess certain rights under the Constitution of Bolivia
Bolivia
. Each department is represented in the federal Plurinational Legislative Assembly —a bicameral legislature consisting of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies. Each department is represented by four Senators, while Deputies are awarded to each state in proportion to their total population. Out of the nine departments, La Paz
La Paz
is the most populous, with 2,706,351 inhabitants as of 2012; Pando is the least populous, with a population of 110,436. The largest department by area is Santa Cruz , encompassing 370,621 square kilometres (143,098 sq mi), while the smallest is Tarija , encompassing 37,623 square kilometres (14,526 sq mi)
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Pujllay
PUKLLAY or PHUKLLAY (Quechua for to play, play / carnival, other spellings pucllay, pugllay, phujllay, pujhllay, pujllay, puqhllay) is a traditional festival held in the central Andes . The word "play" refers to either the clouds or the blossoms "playing" in the winds at the end of the rainy season and thus harvesting time. The Bolivian Pukllay is connected to the Christian carnival and the celebration of a battle won over the Spaniards – hence the appropriation of the Spanish helmets and spurs one can still see in the ritual dance. In March 2011, Bolivia
Bolivia
nominated the Pukllay festival in Tarabuco (including the Ayarichi dance of the Yampara people) to UNESCO for World Heritage
World Heritage
recognition as part of the cultural and intangible heritage of humanity
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Oroncota
Coordinates : 19°30′34″S 64°51′03″W / 19.50944°S 64.85083°W / -19.50944; -64.85083 ORONCOTA or HURUNCUTA was an Inca
Inca
provincial center or capital on the border of Chuquisaca and Potosi Departments of Bolivia
Bolivia
. Oroncota was captured by the Incas during the reign of Topa Inca
Inca
Yupanqui (1471-1493) and served as a defensive outpost protecting the eastern frontiers of the Inca
Inca
empire. The primary residents of the Oronta area for more than 1,500 years have been the Yampara people. In the 16th century, during the last years of the Inca
Inca
Empire and the early Spanish Empire
Spanish Empire
, Oroncota and its region were under heavy attack by the Eastern Bolivian Guarani (Chiriguanos) ethnic group who eventually gained control of the area
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Municipalities Of Bolivia
MUNICIPALITIES IN BOLIVIA are administrative divisions of the entire national territory governed by local elections. Municipalities are the third level of administrative divisions, below departments and provinces . Some of the provinces consist of only one municipality. In these cases the municipalities are identical to the provinces they belong to. CONTENTS * 1 History of governance * 2 List of municipalities * 2.1 Beni * 2.2 Cochabamba * 2.3 Chuquisaca * 2.4 La Paz * 2.5 Oruro * 2.6 Pando * 2.7 Potosí * 2.8 Santa Cruz * 2.9 Tarija * 3 References HISTORY OF GOVERNANCEMunicipalities in Bolivia
Bolivia
are each led by a mayor, an executive office. Mayors were appointed by the national government from 1878 to 1942 and from 1949 to 1987. Local elections were held under the 1942 municipal code, which was in force until 1991
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Bolivia
Coordinates : 16°42′43″S 64°39′58″W / 16.712°S 64.666°W / -16.712; -64.666 Plurinational State of Bolivia * Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia
Bolivia
(Spanish ) * Tetã Hetãvoregua Volívia (Guaraní ) * Buliwya Mamallaqta (Quechua ) * Wuliwya Suyu (Aymara ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "La Unión es la Fuerza" (Spanish) "Unity is Strength" ANTHEM: Himno Nacional de Bolivia
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Provinces Of Bolivia
A province is the second largest administrative division in Bolivia
Bolivia
, after a department . Each department is divided into provinces . There are 112 provinces in total. The country's provinces are further divided into 337 municipalities which are administered by an alcalde and municipal council
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Chuquisaca Department
CHUQUISACA (Spanish pronunciation: ) is a department of Bolivia located in the center south. It borders on the departments of Cochabamba , Tarija , Potosí , and Santa Cruz . The departmental capital is Sucre , which is also the constitutional capital of Bolivia. CONTENTS * 1 Geography * 2 Ecological and Vegetation Zones * 3 Human Ecological Impacts * 4 Government * 4.1 Legislative Assembly * 4.2 Provinces * 5 History * 5.1 The capital city of Sucre * 6 Languages * 7 Places of interest * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links GEOGRAPHYThe department is traversed by the main cordillera of the Andes mountain range and lesser cordilleras. Parts of it lie within the basin of the Amazon River
Amazon River
, and other parts within the basin of the Río de La Plata
Río de La Plata
. The surface area of the department is 51,524 square kilometers
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Yamparáez Province
YAMPARáEZ is a province in the Bolivian department of Chuquisaca . It is divided in two sections: first section with head in the town of Tarabuco, and the second section with its head in Yamparáez. SUBDIVISIONThe province is divided into two municipalities which are further subdivided into cantons . SECTION MUNICIPALITY SEAT 1st Tarabuco Municipality Tarabuco 2nd Yamparáez Municipality Yamparáez THE PEOPLEThe people are predominantly indigenous citizens of Quechuan descent. ETHNIC GROUP TARABUCO MUNICIPALITY (%) YAMPARáEZ MUNICIPALITY (%) Quechua 92.9 96.5 Aymara 0.3 0.3 Guaraní , Chiquitos , Moxos 0.1 0.1 Not indigenous 6.6 3.0 Other indigenous groups 0.1 0.1Ref.: obd.descentralizacion.gov.bo LANGUAGESThe languages spoken in the province are mainly Quechua and Spanish
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Tarabuco Municipality
TARABUCO MUNICIPALITY is the first municipal section of the Yamparáez Province in the Chuquisaca Department , Bolivia . Its seat is Tarabuco . Its population is overwhelmingly indigenous: of 10,530 people 15 or older in the 2001 Census, 9,834 (or 93,40%) self-identified with an indigenous people; 9,779 to the Quechua people, 29 Aymara , 15 to another indigenous people, and 7 as Guaraní . On 6 December 2009, its residents voted in favor of indigenous autonomy for the municipality, with a vote of 90.8%
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Tarabuco
TARABUCO is a Bolivian town in the department of Chuquisaca , capital of the Yamparáez Province
Yamparáez Province
and its first section, Tarabuco Municipality . It is best known as the home of the Yampara culture. Its people host the Pujllay festival in March each year. Members of the local indigenous community gather for Mass, parade in their colorful traditional costumes, drink plenty of chicha , and celebrate. Fresh products at the market in Tarabuco
Tarabuco
Each Sunday, a colorful and vibrant open-air market attracts locals and tourists alike
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