Khollpa Khasa

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Khollpa Khasa
Basic data
Residents (state) 539 pop. (2012 census)
height 3188  m
Post Code 01-0702-0801-3001
Telephone code (+591)
Coordinates 20 ° 15 ′  S , 65 ° 2 ′  W Coordinates: 20 ° 15 ′  S , 65 ° 2 ′  W
Khollpa Khasa (Bolivia)
Khollpa Khasa
Khollpa Khasa
Department Chuquisaca
province Nor Cinti Province
Climate diagram San Lucas
Climate diagram San Lucas

Khollpa Khasa is a town in the Chuquisaca department in the South American Andean state of Bolivia .


Khollpa Khasa is the third largest town in the canton of Ocurí in the municipality of San Lucas in the province of Nor Cinti . The village is located at an altitude of 3188  m on the left, eastern bank of the Río Malliri , which becomes the Río Chini Mayu downstream .


Khollpa Khasa is located on the southwestern foothills of the Bolivian Cordillera Central , between the Altiplano in the west and the Bolivian lowlands in the east. The climate is a cool, moderate mountain climate with a typical time of day climate , in which the mean temperature differences fluctuate more strongly during the day than during the year.

The annual average temperature in the district is around 15 ° C (see climate diagram San Lucas), the monthly averages fluctuate between almost 12 ° C in June / July and 17 ° C from November to March. The annual precipitation is 430 mm and has seven arid months from April to October with monthly values ​​below 20 mm, notable monthly precipitation only falls from December to February with values ​​of 80 to 90 mm each.

Transport network

Khollpa Khasa is 313 kilometers by road south of Sucre , the capital of the department.

The 898-kilometer Ruta 5 highway runs through Sucre and leads from the Cordillera Oriental across the Altiplano to the Chilean border. From Sucre, the road leads 169 kilometers in a south-westerly direction to Potosí , where it meets the north-south running Ruta 1 . From there it is another 122 kilometers on Ruta 1 to Padcoyo . From there, an unpaved road leads eastwards via Ocurí to Palacio Tambo . In Ocurí, a country road branches off in a southerly direction and continues via Corma and Khollpa Khasa to Malliri and Chiñimayu .


The population of the village has increased significantly in the past decade:

year Residents source
1992 no detailed data census
2001 340 census
2012 539 census

Due to the historical population distribution, the region has a high proportion of Quechua population, in the municipality of San Lucas 98.6 percent of the population speak the Quechua language.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estadística Bolivia (INE) 1992
  2. ^ INE - Instituto Nacional de Estadística Bolivia 2001
  3. INE - Instituto Nacional de Estadística Bolivia 2012 ( Memento of the original from July 22, 2011 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link has been inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  4. INE social data Chuquisaca 2001 (PDF; 4.4 MB)

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