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Ch'uñawi (Aymara for a place where potatoes are spread as part of the procedure to prepare ch'uñu,[2] also spelled Chunahui) is a 4,846-metre-high (15,899 ft) mountain in the Cordillera Real in the Andes of Bolivia It lies in the La Paz Department, Murillo Province, La Paz Municipality, northeast of the city of La Paz. Ch'uñawi is situated northwest of Mik'aya and Wak'ani and northeast of Jamp'aturi.[1][3]

La Cumbre en nieve.jpg
Ch'uñawi (the highest mountain on the right) as seen from the La Cumbre mountain pass in the south-west
Highest point
Elevation 4,846 m (15,899 ft) [1]
Coordinates 16°18′18″S 67°59′16″W / 16.30500°S 67.98778°W / -16.30500; -67.98778Coordinates: 16°18′18″S 67°59′16″W / 16.30500°S 67.98778°W / -16.30500; -67.98778
Ch'uñawi is located in Bolivia
Location Bolivia,
La Paz Department, Murillo Province
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Real


  1. ^ a b Bolivian IGM map 1:100,000 Chulumani sheet 3338
  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. ^ "La Paz". INE, Bolivia. Archived from the original on November 2, 2014. Retrieved September 25, 2014.