Creation: The Municipality of Samaipata was founded by Law on December 15, 1924.
Origin of the name: Samaipata means "Rest Place at the Highlands". It was named by the Incas who used the area as a resting place during their long trading trips between the East and the West of the empire..
Geographical Location: The Municipality of Samaipata is located on the sub-Andean area of the Department of Santa Cruz.
Distance: Samaipata is located 120 kilometers from Santa Cruz de la Sierra, 439 kilometers from Cochabamba, 789 kilometers from Sucre and 768 kilometers from La Paz..
Population: : 9,739 habitants.