Pari Urqu

Mountain in Bolivia

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Pari Urqu
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Potosí with the mountains Pari Urqu and Cerro Rico or P'utuqsi Urqu in the background
Highest point
Elevation3,950 m (12,960 ft)
Coordinates19°35′S 65°45′W / 19.583°S 65.750°W / -19.583; -65.750Coordinates: 19°35′S 65°45′W / 19.583°S 65.750°W / -19.583; -65.750
Geography
Pari Urqu is located in Bolivia
Pari Urqu
Pari Urqu
Bolivia
LocationBolivia, Potosí Department, Tomás Frías Province
Parent rangeAndes

Pari Urqu (Aymara pari red hot,[1] Quechua pari warm, to get very hot, overheated, urqu mountain,[2] "hot mountain", hispanicized spellings Pari Orcko, Pary Orcko, Pari Orco) is a mountain in the Andes in Bolivia, about 3,950 m (12,959 ft) high. It is located in the Potosí Department, Tomás Frías Province, Potosí Municipality. Pari Urqu lies in the west of Potosí, north west of the higher Cerro Rico (Spanish name), P'utuqsi Urqu or Sumaq Urqu (Quechua names) which lies in the south of Potosí.

There is a tower on the top of Pari Urqu which has a revolving restaurant to give a 360 degree view of the town.

  1. ^ www.katari.org Aymara-Spanish dictionary: Pari (s.) - Candente, objecto calentado al máximo.
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, Quechua - Castellano - Castellano - Quechua, 2007: pari. - adj. Caldeado, -da. Objeto o sitio muy caliente. urqu. s. Cerro. / Cerro de Potosí: P'utuqsi urqu.

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Nearby Places

  • Potosí

    city in Bolivia

  • Cerro Rico
  • Estadio Víctor Agustín Ugarte
  • National Mint of Bolivia
  • Captain Nicolas Rojas Airport
  • Potosí Municipality

    Municipality in Potosí Department, Bolivia

  • Tomás Frías Autonomous University
  • Pari Urqu
  • Khari Khari
  • Khari Khari Lakes
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