The Bolivian Altiplano is the area of the Andes above about 3,500 m in . The altiplano stretches into neighbouring and .

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Department is situated on the Altiplano at the western border of , sharing with Peru. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the administrative capital of , while is the constitutional capital and the seat of the Supreme Court. Photo: Renedenis, CC BY 3.0.

is a department in southwestern . It comprises 118,218 km2 with 823,517 inhabitants. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a department in , with an area of 53,588 km2. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


is the largest salt flat in the world and one of the most amazing natural attractions of . Photo: S23678, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Latitude of center
-16.0036° or 16° 0' 13" south
Longitude of center
-69.6533° or 69° 39' 11.9" west

Also Known As

  • Chinese: 阿爾蒂普拉諾 (玻利維亞)
  • Chinese: 阿爾蒂普拉諾
  • French: Altiplano
  • German: Altiplano
  • Italian: altopiano boliviano
  • Portuguese: Altiplano
  • Spanish: Altiplano
  • Altopiano boliviano

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