Oruro
in Oruro, Bolivia

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-17.983 and -67.150 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -17° 58' 59" and W -67° 9' 0"
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: 11:32 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/La_Paz
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:52 am and 6:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
16.667 and 112.725 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hoang Sa
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org
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: 2020-05-30 07:22:10

Discover Oruro

Oruro in Oruro with it's 208,684 citizens is a place in Bolivia about 143 mi (or 231 km) north-west of Sucre, the country's capital city.

Current time in Oruro is now 11:32 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / La Paz with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 6 airports near Oruro. The closest airport in Bolivia is Juan Mendoza Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), 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 Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System in Argentina at a distance of 84 mi (or 136 km).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Andamarca, Independencia, Cochabamba, Huachacalla and Cruz de Machacamarca. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 9°C / 49 °F

Morning Temperature 2°C / 36 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Night Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 31st of May 2020

8°C (47 °F)
4°C (38 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 1st of June 2020

7°C (45 °F)
2°C (35 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Tuesday, 2nd of June 2020

7°C (45 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

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

Carnaval de Oruro 2014, San Simon Morenada Central Ferrari Diablada Urus Tobas Cocanis

Published: December 24, 2014
Length: 19:22 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Eduardo Suarez

MAS CARNAVAL http://youtu.be/lcEpbBI4AHA Celebracion del Carnaval de Oruro 2014 con Presidente Evo Morales, la banda Internacional Poopo y banda Pagador con la participación de la ...


Carnaval de Oruro 2013, Banda Poopo Evo Morales bailando morenada.

Published: March 18, 2013
Length: 03:22 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Eduardo Suarez

MAS CARNAVAL http://youtu.be/lcEpbBI4AHA Celebracion del Carnaval de Oruro 2013 con Presidente Evo Morales, la banda Internacional Poopo y banda Pagador con la participación de la ...


Carnaval de Oruro 2013, Caporales San Simon, Morenada Central, Diablada, Tobas, Banda Poopo

Published: October 30, 2013
Length: 56:05 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Eduardo Suarez

https://www.facebook.com/WhataDayEd Instagram: @EsuarezMedia Any images or video inquiries: esuarez15@gmail.com Celebracion del Carnaval de Oruro 2013 con Presidente Evo Morales, ...


CONOCIENDO BOLIVIA - ORURO: Tierra de Amor ♥ y de Carnaval ♪

Published: July 15, 2009
Length: 21:32 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Bolivianitaaa

Turismo en Bolivia - Oruro www.micarnaval.NET www.micarnaval.net www.micarnaval.NET El departamento de Oruro se halla en plena meseta altiplánica, a 3966 metros sobre el nivel...


Carnaval de Oruro 2014, Ferrari Ghezzi morenada

Published: January 14, 2015
Length: 39:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Eduardo Suarez

MAS CARNAVAL http://youtu.be/lcEpbBI4AHA Celebracion del Carnaval de Oruro 2014 con la morenada Ferrari Ghezzi con Presidente Evo Morales, la banda Internacional Poopo en el mejor carnaval ...


Carnaval de Oruro 2015 San Simon

Published: April 02, 2015
Length: 16:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Eduardo Suarez

MAS CARNAVAL https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKAYsSbsqlNQp7mB7mhSYhZvJDj7WIqmi Celebracion del Carnaval de Oruro 2015, Caporales San Simon. Carnaval de Oruro el mejor ...


Carnaval de Oruro 2014, Morenada Central Oruro

Published: January 19, 2015
Length: 07:35 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Eduardo Suarez

MAS CARNAVAL http://youtu.be/lcEpbBI4AHA Celebracion del Carnaval de Oruro 2014, la banda Internacional Poopo y banda Pagador con la participación de la Morenada Central Oruro. Carnaval de ...


CAPORALES SAN SIMON 2015 último convite (COCHABAMBA)

Published: February 09, 2015
Length: 45:35 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: viewkicha

Entrada de la "Fraternidad Folklórica y Cultural Caporales San Simón", en el último convite del Carnaval de Oruro 2015. Como siempre el primer y mejor bloque Cochabamba.


Morenada Zona Norte Documental 100 años Carnaval de Oruro Bolivia

Published: November 17, 2014
Length: 47:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MaRiO-_-BrOozz CARNAVAL ORURO - BOLIVIA

este documental fue lanzada el año 2013 dedicada a los 100 años de la Morenada Zona Norte (la primera del mundo) que es una de los conjuntos folkloricos mas antiguas en entrar en el carnaval...


CAPORALES SAN SIMON 2012 - CARNAVAL DE ORURO

Published: February 23, 2012
Length: 03:08 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Rolo T

SAN SIMON 2012 ROMPIENDO LA PLAZA PRINCIPAL DE ORURO!!! BLOQUE COCHABAMBA.


Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.

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.

Oruro, Bolivia

Oruro is a city in Bolivia with a population of 235,393 (2010 calculation), located about equidistant between La Paz and Sucre at approximately 3710 meters above sea level. It is the capital of the department of Oruro. The city is also the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oruro. Oruro is subject to boom or bust cycles due to it dependence upon the mining industry, notably tin, tungsten (wolfram), silver and copper.

Located at -17.9667, -67.1167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Populated places in the Oruro Department, Tin mines in Bolivia, Populated places established in 1606

Estadio Jesús Bermúdez

The Estadio Jesús Bermúdez is a multi-purpose stadium in Oruro, Bolivia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 28,000 people.

Located at -17.9462, -67.1116 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Bolivia, Club San José, Copa América stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums in Bolivia

Universidad Técnica de Oruro

The Universidad Técnica de Oruo (Oruro Technical University), or UTO, is one of ten public universities in Bolivia. It is located in the city of Oruro. The university was created on 15 October 1892 as Distrito Universitario de Oruro. It changed its name in 1937 to Universidad San Agustín and finally adopted its present name in 1941. One of UTO's most prestigious colleges is the "Facultad Nacional de Ingeniería" (National Engineering School).

Located at -17.9919, -67.1364 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Bolivia, Educational institutions established in 1892


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ciudad Oruro, Gruro, Oruro, أورورو, Ururu, Օրուրո, ORU, オルロ, ორურო, 오루로, Oruras, Оруро, Uru Uru, اورورو، بولیویا, 奥鲁罗