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Complete details about Bolivia in South America with capital city La Paz

Country NameBolivia (Bolivia)
Country CodeBOL
Capital CityLa Paz
ContinentSouth America
RegionSouth America
Independence Year1825
Population8329000
Surface Area1098581.0
Life Expectancy63.7 years
GNP8571.0 (old 7967.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Aimará [official]     (3.2%)
Guaraní     (0.1%)
Ket?ua [official]     (8.1%)
Spanish [official]     (87.7%)

Major Cities

Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Santa Cruz     (population 935361)
La Paz, La Paz     (population 758141)
El Alto, La Paz     (population 534466)
Cochabamba, Cochabamba     (population 482800)
Oruro, Oruro     (population 223553)
Sucre, Chuquisaca     (population 178426)
Potosí, Potosí     (population 140642)
Tarija, Tarija     (population 125255)

Bolivia's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: Fox News LatinoFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:56:15 -0700
Bolivia says Samsung must finish petrochemical plant by July 2016 deadline

Bolivian President Evo Morales said South Korean conglomerate Samsung must finish construction of an ammonium and urea plant by the July 2016 deadline specified in its contract. "Samsung and the supervisor must fulfill the relevant contract. That means ...   read full story


Publisher: Yahoo SportsFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:15:00 -0700
Soccer-Bolivia name new coach amid federation wrangles

Aug 28 (Reuters) - The troubled Bolivian Football Federation (FBF) has named former World Cup midfielder Julio Cesar Baldivieso as coach a week before a friendly against Argentina in Houston, Texas. However, South American body CONMEBOL has said ...   read full story

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Publisher: SuperSportFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:15:00 -0700
Troubled Bolivia name new coach read full story
Publisher: Ten Eyewitness NewsFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:26:15 -0700
Baldivieso appointed coach of Bolivia read full story


Publisher: Mintpress News (blog)Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:33:45 -0700
Cocaine Production Plummets After DEA Kicked Out Of Bolivia

(ANTIMEDIA) Bolivia ? After the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) was kicked out of Bolivia, the country was able to drastically reduce the amount of coca (cocaine) produced within its borders. According to data released by the United Nations ...   read full story


Publisher: NBCNews.comMon, 24 Aug 2015 03:52:30 -0700
Beady-Eyed 'Robber Frog,' Creepy-Tongued Bat Discovered in Bolivia

A "robber frog" with beady, gold-rimmed eyes and a bizarre bat with a record-long tongue are among the menagerie of species discovered during an expedition in Bolivia. The slick, earth-hued robber frog, or big-headed frog, was spotted during the first ...   read full story

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Publisher: Discovery NewsMon, 24 Aug 2015 10:15:46 -0700
Rare Bat with Super-Long Tongue Spotted in Bolivia read full story

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