• Potosí - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potos%C3%AD Potosí, known as Villa Imperial de Potosí in the colonial period, is the capital city and a municipality of the Department of Potosí in Bolivia.It is one of the highest cities in the world at a nominal 4,090 metres (13,420 ft). For centuries, it was the location of the Spanish colonial silver mint.. Potosí lies at the foot of the Cerro de Potosí —sometimes referred to as the Cerro Rico ...
  • Potosí | Bolivia | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/place/Potosi-Bolivia Potosí, east of the Altiplano, merits special attention. It was established in 1545 on the slopes of Mount Potosí (Cerro Rico), which contained the richest source of silver found by the Spaniards. Potosí had about 150,000 inhabitants in the mid-17th century and was the largest…
  • San Luis Potosi 2020: Best of San Luis Potosi, Mexico ...

    www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g153477-San_Luis_Potosi_Central_Mexico_and_Gu... Once a gold and silver mining hub, San Luis Potosi is a less-traveled alternative to central Mexico's more touristic destinations. Pink-quarry colonial buildings, historic landmarks, and contemporary museums line the streets of old town, while the rural highlands above boast rivers, caves, and waterfalls.
  • Potosí - Wikitravel

    wikitravel.org/en/Potos%C3%AD Potosí is, at around 4000 metres, one of the world's highest cities. It is located in the Potosí Department of Bolivia.. Understand []. Potosí was founded in 1546 after the discovery of the rich silver deposits in the Cerro Rico.It soon became one of the wealthiest and largest cites in the Americas.
  • Potosi | Definition of Potosi at Dictionary.com

    www.dictionary.com/browse/potosi Potosi definition, a city in S Bolivia: formerly a rich silver-mining center. 13,022 feet (3970 meters) above sea level. See more.
  • Cerro Rico - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerro_Rico Cerro Rico (Spanish for "rich mountain"), Cerro Potosí ("Potosí mountain") or Sumaq Urqu (Quechua sumaq "beautiful, good, pleasant", urqu "mountain", "beautiful (good or pleasant) mountain") is a mountain in the Andes near the Bolivian city of Potosí.Cerro Rico, which is popularly conceived of as being "made of" silver ore, is famous for providing vast quantities of silver for Spain during ...
  • City of Potosí - UNESCO World Heritage Centre

    whc.unesco.org/en/list/420 Potosí also exerted a lasting influence on the development of architecture and monumental arts in the central region of the Andes by spreading the forms of a baroque style that incorporated native Indian influences. ...
  • San Luis Potosí - HISTORY

    www.history.com/topics/mexico/san-luis-potosi San Luis Potosí, which has some of the richest silver mines in Mexico, is also where Gonzales Bocanegra wrote the Mexican national anthem in 1854. History
  • Potosí - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

    es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potos%C3%AD Potosí ―generalmente conocida como la Villa Imperial de Potosí― es una ciudad del sur de Bolivia, capital del departamento del mismo nombre y de la provincia de Tomás Frías.Se extiende a las faldas de una legendaria montaña llamada Cerro Rico (en quechua: ‘Sumaj Orcko’), en la cual se situó la mina de plata más grande del mundo desde mediados del siglo XVI hasta mediados del ...
  • San Luis Potosi – Travel guide at Wikivoyage

    en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/San_Luis_Potosi San Luis Potosí is state capital of the San Luis Potosí state in the Bajío in Mexico. Talk . A conversational understanding of Spanish will aid you greatly during your visit, as few SLP citizens will fluently speak English. Indeed, it is a very chic city for learning the Spanish language without being distracted by the English of tourists.