World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article


Article Id: WHEBN0003052704
Reproduction Date:

Title: Punata  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: List of Bolivia-related topics, Cochabamba, Jorge Wilstermann, Rail transport in Bolivia, Cochabamba Department
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia


John the Baptist (San Juan Bautista) church in Punata and Plaza 18 de mayo
John the Baptist (San Juan Bautista) church in Punata and Plaza 18 de mayo
Punata is located in Bolivia
Location in Bolivia
Country Bolivia
Department Cochabamba Department
Province Punata Province
Municipality Punata Municipality
Canton Punata Canton
Elevation 8,373 ft (2,552 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 28,707

Punata is the capital of Punata Province and Punata Municipality in Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. At the time of census 2001 it had a population of 14,742 inhabitants [1] and at the census 2012 the populations rose to 28.707 inhabitants. People from Punata and surrounding areas used to be called “Vallunos” meaning coming from the valleys of Punata and other surrounding small towns. Punata is renowned for its wonderful agricultural market held every Tuesday where people from surrounding towns and rural villages come to sell and buy.

See also


  1. ^ x=&men=gcis&lng=en&dat=32&geo=-38&srt=npan&col=aohdq&pt=c&va=x World-Gazetteer

External links

  • Map of Punata Province

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.