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Wak'ani (Aymara wak'a girdle,[2] -ni a suffix to indicate ownership, "the one with a girdle", hispanicized spelling Huacani) is a mountain in the Cordillera Real in the Andes of Bolivia, 5,321 metres (17,457 ft) high. It is located in the La Paz Department at the border of the Pedro Domingo Murillo Province, La Paz Municipality, and the Sud Yungas Province, Yanacachi Municipality. Wak'ani lies north-east of the city of La Paz, north to north-west of the mountains Jathi Qullu, Sirk'i Qullu and Mik'aya.[3]

Wak'ani
Wak'ani is located in Bolivia
Wak'ani
Wak'ani
Bolivia
Highest point
Elevation 5,321 m (17,457 ft) [1]
Coordinates 16°20′59″S 67°56′39″W / 16.34972°S 67.94417°W / -16.34972; -67.94417Coordinates: 16°20′59″S 67°56′39″W / 16.34972°S 67.94417°W / -16.34972; -67.94417
Geography
Location Bolivia,
La Paz Department, Pedro Domingo Murillo Province, Sud Yungas Province
Parent range Andes, Cordillera Real

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  1. ^ "Cordillera Real (Bolivia)". summitpost.org. Retrieved August 26, 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. ^ "Yanacachi". INE, Bolivia. Retrieved August 26, 2014.