Potosí

Potosí, at around 4,000 metres, is one of the world's highest large cities. It is located in the of . The wealthy history of Potosí is reflected in the narrow streets, colonial mansions and the many churches, which make the city a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Photo: Gerd Breitenbach, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Summit
, Cerro Potosí or Sumaq Urqu is a mountain in the near the city of Potosí. Photo: Mhwater, Public domain.

Church
The , the official name is Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, is a minor basilica and cathedral with baroque and neoclassical colonial influence. Photo: einalem, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Church
Photo: Mark Hills, CC BY 2.0.

Potosí

Latitude
-19.5893° or 19° 35' 21.5" south
Longitude
-65.7535° or 65° 45' 12.5" west
Open Location Code
57GPC66W+7J
Population
176,000
IATA airport code
POI
United Nations Location Code
BO POI
Elevation
3967 metres (13,015 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 277381654
Geo­Names ID
3907584
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Potosí
  • Arabic: Potosí
  • Arabic: بوتوسي
  • Aragonese: Potosí
  • Armenian: Պոտոսի
  • Arpitan: Potosí
  • Asturian: Potosí
  • Aymara: Putusi
  • Basque: Potosi
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  • Bavarian: Potosí
  • Belarusian: Патасі
  • Bengali: পটোসি
  • Breton: Potosí
  • Bulgarian: Потоси
  • Catalan: Potosí
  • Cebuano: Potosí
  • Chinese: 波托西
  • Corsican: Potosí
  • Croatian: Potosi
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  • Czech: Potosí
  • Danish: Potosí
  • Dutch: Potosi (stad)
  • Dutch: Potosí
  • Egyptian Arabic: بوتوسى
  • English: Potosi
  • English: Villa Imperial de Potosi
  • English: Villa Imperial de Potosí
  • Esperanto: Potosí (urbo)
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  • Estonian: Potosí
  • Finnish: Potosi
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  • French: Potosi
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  • Friulian: Potosí
  • Galician: Potosí
  • Georgian: პოტოსი
  • German: Potosí
  • Greek: Ποτοσί
  • Greek: Ποτόσι
  • Gujarati: પોટોસી
  • Hebrew: פוטוסי
  • Hindi: पोतोसी
  • Hungarian: Potosí
  • Icelandic: Potosí
  • Ido: Potosí
  • Indonesian: Potosí
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Potosí
  • Interlingue: Potosí
  • Irish: Potosí
  • Italian: Potosì
  • Italian: Potosí
  • Japanese: ポトシ
  • Japanese: ポトシ銀山
  • Kannada: ಪೊಟೊಸಿ
  • Kazakh: Потоси
  • Kongo: Potosí
  • Korean: 포토시
  • Korean: 포토시 광산도시
  • Ladino: Potosí
  • Latin: Potosium
  • Latvian: Potosi
  • Ligurian: Potosí
  • Limburgan: Potosí
  • Lithuanian: Potosi
  • Low German: Potosí
  • Luxembourgish: Potosí
  • Macedonian: Потоси
  • Malagasy: Potosí
  • Malay: Potosi
  • Marathi: पोतोसी
  • Minangkabau: Potosí
  • Narom: Potosí
  • Neapolitan: Potosí
  • Norwegian: Potosí
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Potosi
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Potosí
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Potosí
  • Nyungar: Potosí
  • Occitan (post 1500): Potosí
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Potosi
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Potosí
  • Persian: پوتوسی
  • Picard: Potosí
  • Piemontese: Potosí
  • Polish: Potosi
  • Polish: Potosí
  • Portuguese: Cidade de Potosí
  • Portuguese: Potosi
  • Portuguese: Potosí
  • Quechua: P'utuqsi
  • Quechua: Potosi
  • Quechua: Potosí
  • Quechua: Putuqsi
  • Quechua: Putusi
  • Romanian: Potosi
  • Romanian: Potosí
  • Romansh: Potosí
  • Russian: Потоси
  • Sardinian: Potosí
  • Scots: Potosí
  • Scottish Gaelic: Potosí
  • Serbian: Potosí
  • Serbian: Потоси (Боливија)
  • Serbian: Потоси
  • Serbo-Croatian: Potosí
  • Sicilian: Potosí
  • Sinhala: පොටෝසි
  • Slovak: Potosí
  • Slovenian: Potosi
  • Spanish: Potosi
  • Spanish: Potosí
  • Spanish: Villa Imperial de Potosi
  • Spanish: Villa Imperial de Potosí
  • Swahili: Potosí
  • Swedish: Potosi
  • Swedish: Potosí
  • Swiss German: Potosí
  • Tamil: போடுசி
  • Tatar: Потоси
  • Telugu: పోటోసీ
  • Thai: โปโตซี
  • Turkish: Potosi
  • Turkish: Potosí
  • Ukrainian: Потосі
  • Urdu: پوتوسی
  • Venetian: Potosí
  • Vietnamese: Potosí
  • Vlaams: Potosí
  • Volapük: Potosí
  • Walloon: Potosí
  • Waray (Philippines): Potosí
  • Welsh: Potosí
  • Wolof: Potosí
  • Wu Chinese: 波托西
  • Zulu: Potosí
  • Ciudad Potosi

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