Arani is the capital of Arani Province and Arani Municipality located in Cochabamba Department in the center of Bolivia at an altitude of 9,400 ft (2,865 m).Arani is well known for its bread due to the traditional use of multiple types of flour for making the bread. Bread is sold in various tiendas along the main streets leading to the plaza principal, and along the major highway that leads Arani to the city of Cochabamba. There is a bread festival held each year to celebrate Arani's bread.
During the months of November through early December, the rainy season sets in and heavy rainfall is expected. Due to Arani's geographical location set in the valleys, the winds of Arani sometimes cause the heavy rainfalls to be difficult to navigate through..