in Departamento de Cochabamba, Bolivia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-17.542 and -65.835 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -17° 32' 32" and W -65° 50' 4"
Currency and Currency Code:
Boliviano - BOB
Spoken languages:
Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:33 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/La_Paz
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:53 am and 5:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
16.667 and 112.725 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hoang Sa
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Current travel safety evaluation for Bolivia in South America

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Bolivia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Bolivia. Last Update: 2024-06-22 08:14:24

Explore Punata

Punata in Departamento de Cochabamba with it's 15,194 inhabitants is located in Bolivia about 110 mi (or 176 km) north of Sucre, the country's capital.

Local time in Punata is now 12:33 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / La Paz with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Punata. The closest airport in Bolivia is Jorge Wilsterman International Airport in a distance of 24 mi (or 39 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Bolivia is City of Potosí in a distance of 121 mi (or 194 km), South-East. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Cochabamba, Independencia, Piocera, Pocpo and Oruro. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 69 °F

Morning Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 18%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 22% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Saturday, 22nd of June 2024

22°C (71 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 23rd of June 2024

21°C (69 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 24th of June 2024

18°C (65 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hotel Santa Teresa

0,3 mi
Calle Ayacucho 43

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Crónicas Chicheras (1): Punata

Published: February 26, 2014
Length: 46:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: guarapitufilms

Crónicas Chicheras inicia una serie de reportajes sobre la cultura chichera en Bolivia. Nuestro primer acercamiento al tema parte del pueblo de Punata, en el Valle Alto de Cochabamba. La búsqueda.


Published: March 09, 2014
Length: 26:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Punata Monga


Festival de Punata danses traditionelles de Bolivie amerique du sud

Published: June 17, 2009
Length: 19:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dany Thibault

Festival de Punata, danses traditionelles de Bolivie Tour du monde 2006-2010 Dany Thibault et Maryse Guevin site web: mgdtasie.blogspot.com nos photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mgdt/sets/

carrera de motos en laguna carmen punata

Published: September 30, 2013
Length: 27:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: paulo garrido


Cronicas Chicheras (5): La Receta

Published: May 24, 2014
Length: 44:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: guarapitufilms

En esta ocasión, retornamos a Punata para probar la prometida chicha de durazno. Doña Isabel, una vecina también chichera - Ver Crónicas Chicheras (1)- nos ofrece acompañarla para seguir...

Curzani Road Project

Published: September 27, 2013
Length: 18:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Mano a Mano International Partners

Mano a Mano dedicates a new road in Curzani, Bolivia, a small community located in the municipality of Punata, department of Cochabamba on September 21, 2013. You can learn more about the...

Saliendo un poco de Cochabamba - Parte 5

Published: January 18, 2014
Length: 34:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ana Triveño Gutiérrez

Una salida familiar (rápida), en el día del aniversario patrio, a algunos pueblos próximos a Cochabamba. Parte 5: Arani.

SURUMI - cortometraje sobre Interculturalidad y Género, 2012

Published: November 28, 2012
Length: 20:35 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Olker Sandi

SURUMI - Cortometraje Sinópsis ______ Luciana, es una mujer una mujer joven de la zona rural de Cochabamba. Está casada y tiene dos hijos. Los días jueves madruga para caminar los cinco...

fiesta de tolata 14 de septiembre 2012 1ª parte pasante de morenada j.s elmer jimenz c.c.

Published: October 12, 2012
Length: 11:56 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: oscar jimenez

morenada de tolata 2012.


Published: October 18, 2009
Length: 46:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Walter Vargas

TOLATA orgullo de tolata 2 fiesta 2009.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Punata is the capital of Punata Province and Punata Municipality in Cochabamba Department, Bolivia. At the time of census 2001 it had a population of 14,742 inhabitants People from Punata and surrounding areas used to be called “Vallunos” meaning coming from the valleys of Punata and other surrounding small towns. Punata is renowned for its wonderful agricultural market held every Tuesday where people from surrounding towns and rural villages come to sell and buy.

Located at -17.55, -65.8333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Cochabamba Department

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Punata.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ciudad Punata, Punata