administrative district in Bolivia
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The Oruro Department is a region of the Bolivian Altiplano.


Map of Oruro (department)
  • 1 Oruro — Famous for its carnival and a good jumping-off if you intend to head towards Sajama National Park.
  • 2 Challapata — A night stop between Potosi and Oruro for most travellers, this is a side of Bolivia rarely seen.

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  • 3 Sajama National Park — A beautiful Andean landscapes, hidden gem with the highest peak in Bolivia, Nevada Sajama, which can be climbed with a tour, and many more trekking and nature watching opportunities.


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