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Colcapirhua Municipality

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Colcapirhua Municipality

Location within Bolivia

Coordinates: 17°24′S 66°14′W / 17.400°S 66.233°W / -17.400; -66.233

Country  Bolivia
Department Cochabamba Department
Province Quillacollo Province
Seat Colcapirhua
 • Mayor Longines Nogales Fuentes (2007)
 • President Marisol Nina Mercado (2007)
Population (2001)
 • Total 41,980
 • Ethnicities Quechuas
Time zone -4 (UTC-4)

Colcapirhua (in hispanicized spelling) or Qullqapirwa (Quechua) is the fifth municipal section of the Quillacollo Province in the Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. Its seat is Colcapirhua.


The municipality is divided into two cantons. They are (their seats in parentheses):

  • Colcapirhua Canton - (Colcapirhua)
  • Santa Rosa Canton - (Santa Rosa)


  • Instituto Nacional de Estadistica de Bolivia

Coordinates: 17°24′00″S 66°14′00″W / 17.4°S 66.2333°W / -17.4; -66.2333

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