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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.

Interactive map of Oruro

Current time in Oruro is now 07:30 AM (Sunday). 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

13°C / 56 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 5°C / 41 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Chance of rainfall 6%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 25th of March 2019
Light rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 12°C (53 °F)
Night: 7°C (45 °F)
Tuesday, 26th of March 2019
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 5°C (41 °F)
Wednesday, 27th of March 2019
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 0°C (33 °F)

Videos

EL CARNAVAL Fraeno's photos around Oruro...

02:38 min ( February 10, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
Views: 264 - Rating: 5/5

Preview of Fraeno's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these videos...

2007 Bolivia Oruro Carnaval Tinkus 'To...

02:07 min ( July 08, 2011 by HabariSalam)
Views: 103 - Rating: 5/5

Carnaval Oruro : Dances with the Tinkus "Tolkas". You are probably in the most authantic Carnaval of the World


Diablada - Oruro´s Carnival

00:31 min ( February 27, 2009 by Latebolivia)
Views: 481 - Rating: 4.8/5

Travel with: "Late Bolivia, el corazón de Sudamérica". www.latebolivia.com

Bolivia-Chile: una frontera llena de ave...

01:29 min ( November 16, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 595 - Rating: 1/5

Preview of Borjul's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these videos...


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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).

More reading: Universidad Técnica de Oruro homepage
Located at -17.98, -67.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1892, Universities in Bolivia

Oruro, Bolivia

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.

More reading: Oruro, Bolivia homepage
Located at -17.98, -67.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places established in 1606, Populated places in the Oruro Department, Tin mines in Bolivia

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.98, -67.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Club San José, Copa América stadiums, Football venues in Bolivia, Multi-purpose stadiums in Bolivia

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.98, -67.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Cochabamba Department, Provinces of Bolivia

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -17.98, -67.15 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Oruro Department, Lakes of Bolivia

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