in Departamento de Potosí, Bolivia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-20.300 and -66.933 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -20° 17' 59" and W -66° 55' 59"
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: 06:41 AM (Friday)
Timezone: America/La_Paz
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:25 am and 6:53 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
21.584 and 112.797 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2024-03-01 08:31:22

Discover Colchani

Colchani in Departamento de Potosí with it's 11,988 citizens is a place in Bolivia about 140 mi (or 225 km) south-west of Sucre, the country's capital city.

Current time in Colchani is now 06:41 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named America / La Paz with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 6 airports near Colchani. The closest airport in Bolivia is Uyuni Airport in a distance of 12 mi (or 19 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works in Chile at a distance of 90 mi (or 144 km). If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Potosi, Andamarca, Lintaca, Santa Catalina and San Juan. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 62 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 40%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (7 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 80% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 1st of March 2024

17°C (62 °F)
11°C (53 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 2nd of March 2024

14°C (58 °F)
10°C (49 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Sunday, 3rd of March 2024

14°C (58 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Luna Salada Hotel de Sal

3,4 mi
Salar de Uyuni,Colchani
0000 Uyuni

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Weekday: 6:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 6:00 - 23:00


3,4 mi
00000 Uyuni

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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

Colchani, Salar de Uyuni Carnival. Artesanias de Sal Tours Uyuni 2012.mp4

Published: February 29, 2012
Length: 41:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: UyuniNatour(Gaspar Vera Jemio)

Colchani, Salar de Uyuni Carnival. Artesanías de Sal Tours Uyuni 2012 We Natour And Salt Fied Trips are a Bolivian Tour Operator located in Uyuni, Potosi, Bolivia. We are born of the...

Processo de fabricação de sal em Colchani

Published: November 09, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: alexandresfcpg

Vídeo gravado durante o tour do Salar mostrando como é o processo artesanal de fabricação de sal na cidade de Colchani, na Bolívia.

Bolivia: Salara di Uyuni - Colchani, Agosto 2012

Published: December 18, 2012
Length: 24:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gionata Partireper Nencini Partire per.... | Un Viaggio nel mondo in moto Questo video è stato realizzato con SPORTCAMERA:

Bolivia: Salar di Uyuni - Colchani, Agosto 2012

Published: December 18, 2012
Length: 25:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gionata Partireper Nencini Partire per.... | Un Viaggio nel mondo in moto Questo video è stato realizzato con SPORTCAMERA:

Procesamiento de la sal

Published: April 13, 2009
Length: 04:46 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Juan Pablo Coimbra Molina

Transporte turístico Omar de Uyuni a La Paz - La Paz a Uyuni

Published: August 15, 2013
Length: 15:43 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: boliviasitios


Published: June 16, 2009
Length: 35:58 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: cuestapablo

Viaje en Motos desde Cochabamba a Oruro - Uyuni - Salar - Potosi - Sucre - Cochabamba.

Walking into the clouds

Published: February 05, 2018
Length: 46:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rolandomio Travel

On the clouds and roumd about :)

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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.

Colchani (Potosí)

Colchani (Potosí) is a small town in Bolivia. In 2009 it had an estimated population of 611.

Located at -20.3006, -66.9378 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Potosí Department

Popular in vicinity

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

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