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Ch'iyar T'ikhi (Aymara ch'iyara black, t'ikhi a hairstyle of the indigenous women where the ends of the hair are tied,[2] "black t'ikhi", hispanicized spelling Chiarthiji, Chiartiji) is a mountain in the Cordillera Real in the Andes of Bolivia, about 5,092 metres (16,706 ft) high. It is situated in the La Paz Department, Los Andes Province, Batallas Municipality. Ch'iyar T'ikhi lies south-west of the mountain Jach'a Qullu, west of Qala T'uxu, north of Qullqi Chata and north-east of Taypi K'uchu. The rivers Pura Purani and Jayllawaya, both tributaries of Lake Titicaca, flow along its northern and southern slopes.[1][3]

Ch'iyar T'ikhi
Ch'iyar T'ikhi is located in Bolivia
Ch'iyar T'ikhi
Ch'iyar T'ikhi
Location in Bolivia
Highest point
Elevation5,092 m (16,706 ft) [1]
Coordinates16°4′48″S 68°24′30″W / 16.08000°S 68.40833°W / -16.08000; -68.40833Coordinates: 16°4′48″S 68°24′30″W / 16.08000°S 68.40833°W / -16.08000; -68.40833
La Paz Department, Los Andes Province, Batallas Municipality
Parent rangeAndes, Cordillera Real

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  1. ^ a b "Cordillera Real". Retrieved August 24, 2014.
  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. ^ "Batallas". INE, Bolivia. Archived from the original on August 26, 2014. Retrieved August 22, 2014. (unnamed)