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Sica Sica


Sica Sica is a small town and capital of Aroma Province in the La Paz Department of western Bolivia. It is located some 115 kilometres from La Paz, on the southwestern edge of the Serrania de Sicasica, a ridge, which is between La Paz and Cochabamba in a south-easterly direction. As of 2008 it has an estimated population of 4620. It The town is situated at a height of 3933 metres on the Bolivian Altiplano. Nearby Sica Sica is Ayo Ayo, the birthplace of the indigenous rebel leader Julian Apaza.

The cathedral, Fernando Soria, is a National Monument from the 17th Century. It holds relics in the form of woodcarving, and gold and silver work from the time of the Viceroyalty of Peru. Hot springs near the town also attract tourists.

References

Instituto Nacional de Estadistica, Bolivia

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