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  1. Oruro is a city in Bolivia with a population of 264,683, located about equidistant between La Paz and Sucre at approximately 3709 meters above sea level. It is the capital of the department of Oruro. The city is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oruro. Oruro is subject to boom or bust cycles due to it dependence upon the mining industry, notably tin, tungsten, silver and copper.
  2. Oruro a.k.a. Oruro Department: Oruro is a department in Bolivia, with an area of 53,588 km². Its capital is the city of Oruro. According to the 2012 census, the Oruro department had a population of 494,178.

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  1. Camillina oruro
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Google previewA System of Geography, Ancient and Modern (1814)

In 6 Volumes by James Playfair

Oruro, about 40 leagues north of Plata, is a district of a dry and cold temperature, yielding pastures, and abounding in gold and silver mines. Those of Mount Popo are rich and productive. S. Philip D'Asiria D'Oruro is a considerable, populous, ...

Google previewE/MJ, Engineering and Mining Journal (1915)

OuUIio A GAY CITY Oruro is a gay city and the chief commercial center of Bolivia. The band plays every Thursday and Sunday, when the plaza is an interesting spectacle, everyone promenading, exchanging greetings and inspecting ...

Google previewBolivia (2001)

by Marcela López Levy

Oruro is a mining town, and the carnival is a celebration of the Virgen dd Socavon (Virgin of the Mineshaft) and Supay/Tio, the indigenous devil of the ore- rich mountains. The carnival, with its music, dances, feasting, and ch'allas ( offerings) to ...

Google previewBolivia Pocket Adventures (2007)

by Vivien Lougheed

m Population: 200,000 Oruro is an odd town. If you stay by the bus or train station, you will not get a good sense of the community. If you stay in the center of town for a day or so, your impression will change. Hotels here are either badly ...

Google previewMining Journal Volume C (1915)

ORURO A GAY CITY Oruro is a gay city and the chief commercial center of Bolivia. The band plays every Thursday and Sunday, when the plaza is an interesting spectacle, everyone promenading, exchanging greetings and inspecting ...

Google previewHigh Adventures in Bolivia (2015)

by Hazel and Marshall Thompson

Oruro is a city surrounded by tin mines on one side, and the wild west of Bolivian desert on the other. The city is arail head with lines that reach through La Paz, to the highest navigable lake in the world to the north; the Chilean port of Arica; ...

Google previewExtreme Poverty: Vulnerability and Coping Strategies Among Indigenous People in Rural Areas of Bolivia (2007)

by Ivan Omar Velasquez Castellanos

Oruro is a department in Bolivia, with an ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to South America (2004)

by Harry Adès, Rough Guides

Oruro is a cold and rather sombre place, with the melancholic air of a city forever looking back on a golden age that is unlikely to return. Every year in late February or early March, however, Oruro explodes into life, celebrating its Carnaval (see ...

Google preview¬The Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1876)

The rich silver mines of Lipez also lie fallow, as do those of the department of Oruro. In 1870 great silver deposits were discovered at Caracoles, about 120 miles inland, in the desert province of Atacama, drawing thither a rush of miners from ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1842)

ORURO, the name of a department, and also of a province, of the'republic of Bolivia, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1898)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ; New Maps and Many Original American Articles by Eminent Authors ; with New American Supplement

The rich silver mines of Lipez also lie fallow, as do those of the department of Oruro. In 1870 great silver deposits were discovered at Caracoles, about 120 miles inland, in the desert province of Atacama, drawing thither a rush of miners from ...

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Good News Quechua: Oruro People/Language Movie Trailer

This is: Good News Quechua: Oruro People/Language Movie Trailer c37170 [c37170t] Other names for this language are: Oruro; Quechua Oruro This language ...

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