About Cariquima

Cariquima   altiplanico is a village, a few kilometers south of Colchane , in the Region of Tarapac´┐Ż(Chile), on the slopes of Nevado Huanapa Cariquima or Mama . Is central meeting point of Aymara indigenous communities. It offers services, post of first aid , school, electricity (only during the evenings) and airfield , the latter built by the Chilean Air Force in 2003.  In architecture, stands the old church, the historic monument year 2006. 

In its vicinity are the towns of:

*    Ancovinto

*    Ancuaque

*    Chijo

*    Chulluncane

*    Huaytane

*    Panavinto

*    Quebe