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Villa Rivero

Villa Rivero
Villa Rivero
Villa Rivero
Location within Bolivia

Coordinates: 17°36′57″S 65°48′38″W / 17.61583°S 65.81056°W / -17.61583; -65.81056Coordinates: 17°36′57″S 65°48′38″W / 17.61583°S 65.81056°W / -17.61583; -65.81056

Country  Bolivia
State Cochabamba Department
Province Punata Province
Municipality Villa Rivero Municipality (Muela Municipality)
Canton Villa Rivero Canton
Population (2001)
 • Total 671
Time zone CST (UTC-6)

Villa Rivero, Rivero or Muela is a village in the Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. It is the seat of the Villa Rivero Municipality (or Muela Municipality), the second municipal section of the Punata Province. At the time of census 2001 it had a population of 671.[1] The population of Muela is not small considering Bolivia's population density of 8.9/km2 in 2001 census. As most of Bolivia territory this village is situated at high altitude, with near by glacial lakes at approximate 5 km est near Piscumayu. Aldo almost isolated from the world there are some houses which have satellite dishes. But this place is more about going out, enjoying fresh air and mountain excursions.



External links

  • Map of Punata Province
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