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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: CBS LocalFri, 29 Apr 2016 15:37:58 -0700
Missionary In Bolivia Returning Home For Pittsburgh Marathon

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) ? Jeff Sved is a man on a mission. A missionary, in fact, working in the prisons of Bolivia. He ministers to societal outcasts in one of the poorest countries in South America. ?Being able to reach across those boundaries that we ...   read full story


Publisher: Fox NewsThu, 28 Apr 2016 12:18:45 -0700
Seven new animal species discovered in Bolivia

?This genus of frog shows extreme endemism [found nowhere else on Earth] with several new species described in the last couple of decades across the Andean valleys of northern Bolivia and southern Peru, so we were hopeful of at least one discovery,? ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Newswise (press release)Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:37:30 -0700
Expedition Scientists in Bolivia Discover Seven Animal Species New to Science ... read full story


Publisher: Fox News LatinoFri, 29 Apr 2016 08:17:22 -0700
Bolivia hires German firm Siemens to expand thermoelectric plant

The Bolivian government has signed a contract with the German firm Siemens to expand the generating capacity of a thermoelectric plant from 200 to 480 megawatts of power, for an investment of $392.5 million. Executives of the National Electricity ...   read full story


Publisher: Scotsman Guide NewsFri, 29 Apr 2016 15:08:37 -0700
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Bolivia is geographically diverse and rich in natural resources, but its citizens are among the poorest in South America. Bordered by the dominant regional powers of Brazil to the east and Argentina to the south, the nation is roughly the size of the ...   read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @beatriz0912 on Sat Apr 30 07:10:12 EDT 2016 RT @DBonyuet: Patético:en el 2009 Chávez donó modernas plantas de energía a Cuba, Nicaragua y Bolivia https://t.co/C5D5V3QJOV #ChavistasA?
From @RenssoJA04 on Sat Apr 30 07:09:06 EDT 2016 RT @GodosElejalder: LO importante es q los 23 seleccionados d COPA CENTENARIO SIGAN para las partidos ante Bolivia y Ecuador x las elimina?
From @hova_ata on Sat Apr 30 07:08:59 EDT 2016 RT @bbcmundo: Tatiana Barreto: la desgarradora "tortura y muerte" de una niña paraguaya en Bolivia https://t.co/5oBPw5EaNi https://t.co/DY4?
From @tiollopo on Sat Apr 30 07:06:49 EDT 2016 @jschaulsohn triste pero verdad Musk no invierte en Chile pese a q nadamos en Litio x lo mismo. Estamos en el mismo saco con Arg y Bolivia
From @Vitoriel on Sat Apr 30 07:06:45 EDT 2016 @noticiasfides baldivieso como siempre camarillero, vaca es el mejor portero de Bolivia y esta fuera, que explique el porque?
From @VyFagundi on Sat Apr 30 07:06:39 EDT 2016 Motociclistas percorrem fronteira com a Bolívia para evangelizar - Notícias Adventistas https://t.co/ONg9GiXFdE
From @hoynvenezuela on Sat Apr 30 07:06:08 EDT 2016 #Siteloperdiste Ex novia de Evo dice que un ministro le pidió huir de Bolivia https://t.co/Wp2wAx1m4x #actualidad #httpwwwelnacionalcom
From @hpatoflaco on Sat Apr 30 07:06:06 EDT 2016 RT @lovile57: Mentira cara de travesti! Perú crece un 4,5% Bolivia un 5%. Y son países que están en el planeta Tierra! Inepta! https://t.co?
From @EmbaVenUruguay on Sat Apr 30 07:05:27 EDT 2016 RT teleSURtv: Hace una década #Bolivia se sumó al #ALBA | https://t.co/JRYBIlx2Tl https://t.co/KQwRFpW0mG
From @finaaprila on Sat Apr 30 07:05:23 EDT 2016 Late surprise banget yaa ceritanya?Makasih yaa mbmb cantikz nan baikz? (w/ Bolivia, nafida, & 5 others) [pic] ? https://t.co/rrZLSY5olN
From @leskiev on Sat Apr 30 07:05:14 EDT 2016 RT teleSURtv: Hace una década #Bolivia se sumó al #ALBA | https://t.co/ikYHAviSFR Vía NicolasMaduro
From @diariopuntouno on Sat Apr 30 07:05:08 EDT 2016 Chile y Bolivia cambian sus embajadores ante el Vaticano https://t.co/C0PrqKiwek
From @Satirulo on Sat Apr 30 07:05:06 EDT 2016 @JulioAliagaL @NOalarerere @LaRazon_Bolivia es para reforzar la política de amor y cuidado a la Pachamama. Congruencia total como en todo...
From @DPresidenciaVe on Sat Apr 30 07:04:56 EDT 2016 RT teleSURtv: Hace una década #Bolivia se sumó al #ALBA | https://t.co/copPPlBNwZ https://t.co/7MXOho1b7p
From @AlohaenlaAN on Sat Apr 30 07:04:44 EDT 2016 RT teleSURtv: Hace una década #Bolivia se sumó al #ALBA | https://t.co/n8Of7wl2v2 https://t.co/6KCU48WZBi