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Basic data
Residents (state) 512 pop. (2012 census)
height 3804  m
Post Code 02-0303-0208-2001
Telephone code (+591)
Coordinates 17 ° 29 ′  S , 68 ° 29 ′  W Coordinates: 17 ° 29 ′  S , 68 ° 29 ′  W
Ulloma (Bolivia)
Department La Paz
province Pacajes Province
Climate diagram Charaña
Climate diagram Charaña

Ulloma is a town in the La Paz department in the South American Andean state of Bolivia .

Location in the vicinity

Ulloma is the most populous place in the district ( Municipio ) Calacoto in the province of Pacajes . The village is located at an altitude of 3804  m on the right southern bank of the Río Desaguadero , about one hundred kilometers as the crow flies southeast of Lake Titicaca .


Ulloma has a semi-arid climate, as there is insufficient rainfall for more than six months of the year for plants to grow. The climate of the region is a typical time of day climate , in which the mean temperature fluctuations during the day are more pronounced than in the course of the seasons.

The mean annual temperature of Ulloma is 8.3 ° C (see climate diagram Charaña), the monthly mean temperatures fluctuate only slightly between just under 5 ° C from June to July and just over 10 ° C from November to January. The annual precipitation is a low 300 mm, the monthly values ​​are between under 10 mm in the months May to October and about 50 mm from December to March.


Ulloma is 192 kilometers by road south of La Paz , the capital of the department of the same name.

From La Paz the highway Ruta 2 leads to El Alto , from there the Ruta 19 in a south-westerly direction via Viacha to Caquiaviri and on to Charaña on the Chilean border. From Caquiaviri an unpaved road leads over 30 kilometers in a south-easterly direction to Coro Coro and from there another country road leads 26 kilometers to the south-west to Calacoto , the central town of the district. The unpaved road to Ulloma crosses the Río Desaguadero in a southerly direction and reaches Ulloma after another 35 kilometers .


The population of the village has almost tripled in the past two decades:

year Residents source
1992 173 census
2001 307 census
2012 512 census

Due to the historically grown population distribution, the region has a high proportion of Aymara population, in the Municipio Calacoto 93.1 percent of the population speak the Aymara language .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ INE - Instituto Nacional de Estadística Bolivia 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 / censosbolivia.ine.gob.bo
  4. INE social data La Paz 2001 (PDF; 12.2 MB)

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