31,945 Sq. miles / 51.524 km2 531,522 inhabitants (2001)
9,075 Ft. / 2.750 mts.
Temperate, dry winters 64 ºF / 18 ºC
Spanish, Quechua, Chiriguano, Mataco, Guarayo.
The department of Chuquisaca is located in the southern portion of Bolivia. Sucre, the capital, is considered by many to be the most beautiful Bolivian city; and in 1991 UNESCO declared it a World Heritage Site.
This idyllic colonial city, houses many of the most important Bolivian universities and museums, such as the Casa de La Libertad with its portraits of past presidents.
Among its other attractions are:Tarabuco, a small village famous for its textiles and Sunday market; and Cal Orck’o, an amazing vertical wall containing hundreds of dinosaur tracks.