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Department de Cochabamba

Height : 2558 meters of altitude above sea level.

Climate : The climate of the department of Cochabamba varies with the altitude; cold in the eternal snow regions of the mountain range; tempering in valleys of the South flank of the mountain range; cold to tempering in the region of the mount eyebrow of the North flank of the mountain range; tempering to warm in eternal snows of the mountain range; tempering in valleys of the South flank of the mountain range; cold to tempering in the region of the mount eyebrow of the North flank of the mountain range; tempering to warm in the Yungas of the north; warm to the north, warm to the Southeast. The Southeastern zone, the one of smaller pluvial precipitation of the department, is warm dry, characterized by a vegetation of cactus and xerofíticas plants. With an average of less 10 degrees in it is region until but of 24 degrees by Chapare.

The department of Cochabamba is essentially mountainous since it is crossed by the Eastern branch of the Mountain range of the Andes. Located to the center of Bolivia, it is located to 2558 meters of altitude above sea level. Its capital is the city of Cochabamba that is between 17° 23 ' of South latitude and 66° 09 ' of west longitude of the Greenwich Meridian. has an extension of 55,631Km.2; whose limits are; to the north with Beni; to sud with Potosí and Chuquisaca; to the east with Santa Cruz; and to the west with La Paz and Oruro. The department of Cochabamba has a population of 1.110.205 inhabitants (1992 census. Account in addition with several valleys located to different altitudes above sea level, being most important those of Cochabamba, Removed, the Valley High and the one of Cliza. This divided in 16 provinces and 201 corners, I feel its capital the Surrounded province. Another geographic zone of much importance is the one of considered Chapare one of the five regions with greater pluvial precipitation of the world, with indices that surpass 5,000 mm Year, humidity that favors the presence of impenetrable forests.

Cristo de la Concordia
El Prado
Plaza 14 de Septiembre
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