Caranavi

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Caranavi
Main square in Caranavi
Main square in Caranavi
Caranavi is located in Bolivia
Caranavi
Caranavi
Location in Bolivia
Coordinates: 15°50′S 67°34′W / 15.833°S 67.567°W / -15.833; -67.567
CountryFlag of Bolivia.svg Bolivia
Department La Paz Department
ProvinceCaranavi Province
MunicipalityCaranavi Municipality
Elevation
976 m (3,202 ft)
Population
 (2012)[1]
 • Total21,883
ClimateAw
Sources: Google Maps[2]

Caranavi is the capital of the Caranavi Province in the Yungas region of Bolivia.

On 23 December 2009, part of the province was detached from the municipality of Caranavi to become the municipality of Alto Beni.[3]

Geography[edit]

Caranavi is north of Coroico, on the road from La Paz to Rurrenabaque, it is in mountainous terrain at the confluence of the Yara and Coroico Rivers.

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