©

Oruro Department trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Oruro Department

(3.9/5 based on 240+ reviews for 8 attractions)
Things to do: sightseeing, nature, historic sites
Oruro is a department in Bolivia, with an area of 53,588 km². Its capital is the city of Oruro. According to the 2012 census, the Oruro department had a population of 494,178.Provinces of OruroThe department is divided into 16 provinces which are further subdivided into municipalities and cantons.Note: Eduardo Abaroa Province (#5) is both north of and south of Sebastián Pagador Province (#6).GovernmentThe chief executive office of Bolivia departments (since May 2010) is the governor; until then, the office was called the prefect, and until 2006 the prefect was appointed by the President of Bolivia. The current governor, Santos Tito of the Movement for Socialism – Political Instrument for the Sovereignty of the Peoples, was elected on 4 April 2010.The chief legislative body of the department is the Departmental Legislative Assembly, a body also first elected on 4 April 2010. It consists of 33 members: 16 elected by each of the department's provinces; 16 elected based on proportional representation; and minority indigenous representative selected by the Uru-Chipaya people.LanguagesThe languages spoken in the department are mainly Spanish, Quechua and Aymara. The following table shows the number of those belonging to the recognized group of speakers.
Take a look at our Bolivia vacation trip planner to refine the details of your trip to Oruro Department.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Oruro Department

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities in Oruro Department:
Sightseeing, nature, historic sites
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Oruro Department

19 days in Bolivia BY A USER FROM GREECE May, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 20 days in Bolivia BY A USER FROM GREECE May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Bolivia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in South America BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 42 days in South America BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in Peru & Bolivia SEE PLAN May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Bolivia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 39 days in Bolivia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Argentina, Oruro & Villazon BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA November, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 30 days in Bolivia BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 30 days in Bolivia BY A USER FROM BRAZIL November, culture, outdoors, historic sites, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 22 days in Bolivia BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans