Cochabamba is a ceety in central Bolivie, locatit in a valley bearin the same name in the Andes muntain range. It is the caipital o the Cochabamba Depairtment an is the fowert lairgest ceety in Bolivie wi an urban population o 608,276 (2008)[1] an a metropolitan population o mair nor 1,000,000 fowk. The name derives frae a compund o the Quechua words qucha, meanin "lake", an pampa, "open plain".[2] Residents o the ceety an surroondin auries are commonly referred tae as Cochabambinos. Cochabamba is kent as the "Ceety o Eternal Spring" an "The Garden Ceety" due tae its spring-like temperatures year roond. It is kent an aa as "La Llajta", "toun" in Quechua.

Cochabamba
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Eik-name(s): 
"Ceety o Eternal Spring"
"The Garden Ceey"
"La Llajta"
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Coordinates: 17°23′S 66°10′W / 17.383°S 66.167°W / -17.383; -66.167Coordinates: 17°23′S 66°10′W / 17.383°S 66.167°W / -17.383; -66.167
Kintra Bolivie
DepairtmentCochabamba
ProvinceCercado Province
MunicipalityCochabamba Municipality
Area
 • City348 km2 (134 sq mi)
Elevation
2825 m (9,268 ft)
Population
 (2008)
 • Urban
608,276
Websitehttp://www.cochabamba.bo/

The ceety is forby host tae the first World People's Conference on Climate Change an the Richts o Mither Earth.

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