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Ch'iyar Qirini (Aymara ch'iyara black, qiri scale,[2] -ni a suffix to indicate ownership, "the one with a black scale", also spelled Charquerini, Chiar Kherini)[3][1] is a 5,363-metre-high (17,595 ft) mountain in the Cordillera Real in the Bolivian Andes, north-east of La Paz. It lies in the La Paz Department, Murillo Province, La Paz Municipality, near the border with the El Alto Municipality. Ch'iyar Qirini is situated north-east of the mountain Chacaltaya and north of the two Qillwani Lakes.[1][4]

Ch'iyar Qirini
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A view of La Paz. Chacaltaya and Ch'iyar Qirini lie in the background
Highest point
Elevation 5,363 m (17,595 ft) [1]
Coordinates 16°20′28″S 68°06′56″W / 16.34111°S 68.11556°W / -16.34111; -68.11556Coordinates: 16°20′28″S 68°06′56″W / 16.34111°S 68.11556°W / -16.34111; -68.11556
Geography
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Real

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Bolivian IGM map 5944-I sheet La Paz (Norte)
  2. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ IGM map 1:50,000 5945-II sheet Milluni
  4. ^ "La Paz". INE, Bolivia. Archived from the original on November 2, 2014. Retrieved September 26, 2014.  (unnamed)