Oruro Destination Guide
Delve into Oruro in Bolivia!
Oruro in the region of Oruro with it's 208,684 residents is a city in Bolivia - some 143 mi (or 231 km) North-West of Sucre, the country's capital.
Current time in Oruro is now 07:01 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "America / La Paz" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Iquique, Arica, Vinto, Yotala, Tulu Huma or Puno. While being here, make sure to check out Tres Cruces, San Pedro, Plateria, Oruro and Estancia Kkota as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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EL CARNAVAL Fraeno's photos around Oruro...
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2007 Bolivia Oruro Carnaval Tinkus 'To...
Carnaval Oruro : Dances with the Tinkus "Tolkas". You are probably in the most authantic Carnaval of the World
Diablada - Oruro´s Carnival
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Bolivia-Chile: una frontera llena de ave...
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Interesting facts about this location
Universidad Técnica de Oruro
The Universidad Técnica de Oruo (Oruro Technical University), or UTO, is one of ten public universities in Bolivia. It is located in the city of Oruro. The university was created on 15 October 1892 as Distrito Universitario de Oruro. It changed its name in 1937 to Universidad San Agustín and finally adopted its present name in 1941. One of UTO's most prestigious colleges is the "Facultad Nacional de Ingeniería" (National Engineering School).
Located at -17.98, -67.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Oruro is a city in Bolivia with a population of 235,393 (2010 calculation), located about equidistant between La Paz and Sucre at approximately 3710 meters above sea level. It is the capital of the department of Oruro. The city is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oruro. Oruro is subject to boom or bust cycles due to it dependence upon the mining industry, notably tin, tungsten (wolfram), silver and copper.
Located at -17.98, -67.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Estadio Jesús Bermúdez
The Estadio Jesús Bermúdez is a multi-purpose stadium in Oruro, Bolivia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 28,000 people.
Located at -17.98, -67.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Bolívar Province, Bolivia
Bolívar Province is a province in the Bolivian department of Cochabamba. Its capital is the city of Bolívar, named after Simón Bolívar, a Venezuelan military and political leader.
Located at -17.98, -67.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Uru Uru Lake
Lake Uru Uru is a lake in the Oruro Department in Bolivia. It is fed by the Desaguadero River. It is situated at an elevation of 3,686 m, its surface area is 214 km². The lake is formed by the flow of the Desaguadero River at its mouth into the Lake Poopó, over the extensive sedimentation known as "Santo Tomás" from the small hermitage found there that was completely inundated. The formation dates to 1962. The river connects Lake Titicaca and Lake Poopó.
Located at -17.98, -67.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
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