in Departamento de Potosí, Bolivia

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-19.584 and -65.753 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -19° 35' 0" and W -65° 45' 11"
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: 09:55 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/La_Paz
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:35 am and 6:07 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
21.609 and 112.868 (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: 2024-04-20 08:25:34

Discover Potosí

Potosí in Departamento de Potosí with it's 141,251 citizens is a place in Bolivia about 50 mi (or 80 km) south-west of Sucre, the country's capital city.

Current time in Potosí is now 09:55 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / La Paz with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports near Potosí. The closest airport in Bolivia is Capitan Nicolas Rojas Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), North-East. 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 Historic City of Sucre in a distance of 79 mi (or 127 km), North-East. 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: Huayllas, Potolo, Maragua, Chaunaca and Pulqui. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 61 °F

Morning Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 34%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (3 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 6% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

16°C (61 °F)
11°C (53 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

15°C (59 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2024

13°C (55 °F)
10°C (50 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hostal Patrimonio

0,3 mi
Calle Matos 62

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Weekend: closed

Hostal Tukos La Casa Real

0,4 mi
Calle Hoyos 29

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Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 07:00
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Weekend: closed

Hostal La Casona

0,5 mi
Chuquisaca 460
0262 Potosi

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Tonito Hotel

0,5 mi
Avenida Ferroviaria no. 60

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Videos from this area

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

João Paulo Cachate. Curtindo as Férias. Direto de Potosí/Bolívia

Published: September 08, 2014
Length: 26:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: João Paulo Cachate

Potosí é uma das mais antigas e interessantes cidades coloniais da Bolívia. É a capital do departamento de Potosí, a cidade está localizada a uma altitude de mais ou menos 4.080 acima...

Mina de plata Potosí, Bolivia.

Published: May 26, 2014
Length: 01:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jano Bass

Excursión al interior de una mina de plata en pleno proceso de extracción, en Potosi, Bolivia.

Huanacoma, un lugar de paz (Potosí, Bolivia)

Published: January 17, 2014
Length: 32:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: raccordigital

Trailer de "Huanacoma", documental ganador del "Premio del Público" en el Concurso de Video "MI REALIDAD" organizado por la Embajada de los Estados Unidos de Norteamérica en Bolivia.

Arribando a Potosí - Gambeteandoconladepalo

Published: September 06, 2012
Length: 25:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gambeteando con la de palo

Llegamos a Potosí, la primer ciudad boliviana donde nos alojamos en nuestro camino a Machu Picchu, y en el trayecto desde la terminal hasta el centro en busca de un hostel para hospedarnos...

Potosí mines

Published: November 25, 2008
Length: 28:27 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: boujuteux

This is what we do all day, everyday...Ah, no, Sunday we get pissed.


Published: May 17, 2011
Length: 29:22 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Emiliano Garcia

Caminando por las calles de Potosi, la ciudad mas alta del mundo.

Bolivia 2011. Mina Cerro Rico Potosi..avi

Published: November 01, 2011
Length: 43:29 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Enrique B

Nuestra experiencia en la Mina de Cerro Rico de la Ciudad boliviana de Potosi. Sin duda que no fue un recorrido turistico. Lo que parecia a prioi una placida escursion se convirtio en una duro...

Der weite Weg zu einem besseren Leben

Published: March 24, 2014
Length: 46:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Schweizerisches Rotes Kreuz

Gesundheitsarbeit in Poco Poco, Walter Lüthi, 2013 deutsch (14 min) mit der Unterstützung von COSUDE/DEZA und der Musik von Grupo Norte de Potosí Bolivien, trotz politischer und sozialen...

Alle Miniere d' Argento Fraeno's photos around Potosi, Bolivia

Published: December 18, 2010
Length: 14:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Fraeno's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/fraeno/1/1266427650/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the...

AULLAGAS - no me niegues bloque los huichos

Published: October 08, 2009
Length: 19:27 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: lu2741


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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.

Estadio Víctor Agustín Ugarte

Estadio Víctor Agustín Ugarte, also known by its old name Estadio Mario Mercado Vaca Guzmán, is a multi-purpose stadium in Potosí, Bolivia. At an altitude of 3960 m above sea level, it is one of the world's highest situated stadiums. It is currently used mostly for football matches, on club level by Club Bamin Real Potosí. The stadium has a capacity of 32,000 people.

Located at -19.5786, -65.7611 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Bolivia, Multi-purpose stadiums in Bolivia

National Mint of Bolivia

The National Mint of Bolivia (Spanish: Casa de la Moneda de Bolivia) or the Mint of Potosí is a mint located in the city of Potosí in Bolivia. It is from this mint that most of the silver shipped through the Spanish Main came. The coinage minted during its period became so well known in the world that a saying, memorialized by Miguel de Cervantes came into use: valer un potosí, "to be worth a potosí" (that is, "a fortune").

Located at -19.5886, -65.7542 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Potosí, Government buildings completed in 1770, Coin mints, Bolivian architecture, Numismatic museums

Captain Nicolas Rojas Airport

Captain Nicolas Rojas Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Capitán Nicolas Rojas) is an airport serving the city of Potosí, in the Tomás Frías province of the Potosí department of Bolivia.

Located at -19.5431, -65.7236 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Bolivia, Potosí Department

Tomás Frías Autonomous University

The Tomás Frías Autonomous University (Universidad Autónoma Tomás Frías or UATF) is a public university located in Potosí, Bolivia. It was established in 1892.

Located at -19.5839, -65.7572 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Bolivia, Educational institutions established in 1892, Potosí Department

Khari Khari Lakes

The Khari Khari Lakes (Quechua, a thorny medical plant, a species of rubus, hispanicized spellings Cari Cari, Kari Kari, Kari-Kari) are two closely connected artificial lakes, San Ildefonso and San Pablo (now integrated into San Ildefonso) situated in the Khari Khari mountain range of Bolivia. The lakes lie about 8 km east of Potosí in the Potosí Department, Tomás Frías Province, Potosí Municipality, north east of the lakes San Sebastián and Planilla, two more artificial lakes nearby.

Located at -19.6, -65.7167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Potosí Department

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ciudad Potosi, Potosí, بوتوسي, Putusi, Потоси, Ποτοσί, Potosi, پوتوسی, פוטוסי, पोतोसी, Պոտոսի, POI, ポトシ, პოტოსი, 포토시, โปโตซี, Потосі, 波托西