in Departamento de Potosí, Bolivia
- 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: 09:47 AM (Wednesday)
- Timezone: America/La_Paz
- UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:35 am and 6:48 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 21.609 and 112.868 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,4 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: 2022-11-30 08:15:39
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 09:47 AM (Wednesday). 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: 13°C / 55 °F
|Morning Temperature||5°C / 41 °F|
|Evening Temperature||14°C / 58 °F|
|Night Temperature||8°C / 47 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1007 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 2% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Wednesday, 30th of November 2022
11°C (52 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Thursday, 1st of December 2022
11°C (52 °F)
6°C (42 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 2nd of December 2022
11°C (51 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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João Paulo Cachate. Curtindo as Férias. Direto de Potosí/Bolívia
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Mina de plata Potosí, Bolivia.
Excursión al interior de una mina de plata en pleno proceso de extracción, en Potosi, Bolivia.
Huanacoma, un lugar de paz (Potosí, Bolivia)
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
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...
Bolivia 2011. Mina Cerro Rico Potosi..avi
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
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
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AULLAGAS - no me niegues bloque los huichos
LA MORENADA CENTRAL, DE POTOSÍ - BOLIVIA "bloque huichos"
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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.
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").
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.
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.
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.
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