El Alto

El Alto

El Alto (Spanish for "The Heights"[1]) is the second-largest city in Bolivia, located adjacent to La Paz in Pedro Domingo Murillo Province on the Altiplano highlands. El Alto is today one of Bolivia's fastest-growing urban centers, with a population of 974,754 in 2011.[2] El Alto is the highest major metropolis in the world, with an average elevation of 4,150 m (13,615 ft).

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