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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: Wall Street JournalMon, 27 Apr 2015 02:30:33 -0700
Bicyclists Defy Bolivia's 'Death Road'

YOLOSA, Bolivia?Nearly two dozen cyclists have been killed on Bolivia's so-called Death Road, which descends 11,000 feet from the snow-capped Andes to the rainforest. That peril is part of its allure. Sure, there are stunning vistas and sparkling ...   read full story


Publisher: Fox News LatinoSat, 25 Apr 2015 14:45:00 -0700
With new discovery, Bolivia has most dinosaur footprints on earth

La Paz, Bolivia ? Bolivia has become the country with the greatest number of dinosaur footprints in the world, following the discovery of 5,000 new ones, including those of two new species, in the Cal Orcko outcrop near Sucre, an area already known to ...   read full story


Publisher: The GuardianFri, 24 Apr 2015 08:16:27 -0700
Bolivia resists global pressure to do away with coca crop

The Bolivian experiment has been unique in several ways. ?The suspicions harboured by the international community with regard to the changes initiated by Evo Morales are a thing of the past,? said Bolivia's interior minister Hugo Moldiz, when he ...   read full story


Publisher: Wall Street JournalMon, 27 Apr 2015 04:37:30 -0700
Biking Bolivia's Death Road

Biking Bolivia's Death Road. 4/27/2015 5:00AM. The infamous Death Road, high in the Bolivian Andes, attracts cyclists from around the world. Twenty-two people have died making the 40-mile ride. Photo: Noah Friedman-Rudovsky for The Wall Street Journal.   read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @twiterdenoticia on Mon Apr 27 14:29:30 EDT 2015 RT @sateliteweb: Bolívia cede às pressões dos times brasileiros e da Conmebol e terá seu território rebaixado em 1000 metros; Entenda no in?
From @TheBarefootWay on Mon Apr 27 14:29:27 EDT 2015 RT @_bensalt: Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia. Legend tells of lovers, tears & milk - now mountains & salt plain. Photo @IP_TravelPhoto http://t.co?
From @Fabiolibiris on Mon Apr 27 14:29:24 EDT 2015 @DVBBS please follow me? ? #WoozyGang Bolivia Loves you -2 days for #TigoMusicFest ×551
From @Daisynavarro on Mon Apr 27 14:29:16 EDT 2015 RT @TadeoVistor: #ChaoBinominal y mar para bolivia http://t.co/3N5LVEm6nH
From @DemicrataCabal on Mon Apr 27 14:29:05 EDT 2015 RT @federicoalves: #PABLOIGLESIAS va a destruir España. Como Nicolás Maduro a Venezuela. Y Evo Morales a Bolivia. https://t.co/sWDkQAXfUF
From @sateliteweb on Mon Apr 27 14:29:02 EDT 2015 Bolívia cede às pressões dos times brasileiros e da Conmebol e terá seu território rebaixado em 1000 metros; Entenda no infográfico
From @mincombolivia on Mon Apr 27 14:28:21 EDT 2015 RT @ComunidadAndina: @mincombolivia Más de 4,200 citas de negocio se realizarán durante IV Encuentro Empresarial Andino en Bolivia http://t?
From @TadeoVistor on Mon Apr 27 14:28:20 EDT 2015 #ChaoBinominal y mar para bolivia http://t.co/3N5LVEm6nH
From @tranki_station on Mon Apr 27 14:28:19 EDT 2015 RT @miss_bolivia: CUANDO PIENSO EN LO BUENO QUE VA A ESTAR "BIEN WARRIOR", LLORO <3 GRACIAS MARCO ANTONIO / GRACIAS BOLIVIA ROPA /... http?
From @IanPonsJewell on Mon Apr 27 14:28:09 EDT 2015 RT @noticiasfides: Ian Pons Jewell: ''A Freddy Mamani le encantó que filmemos en uno de sus salones de eventos'' #Bolivia #ANF http://t.co/?
From @ch1rveches on Mon Apr 27 14:27:47 EDT 2015 @juanes @Vevo #VevoAskReply Hi Juanes, greetings from Bolivia, my question: Would you ever be here in La Paz? People here love you. you know
From @Jonas_Ryberg on Mon Apr 27 14:27:17 EDT 2015 RT @ljusoverlandet: God morgon! Bolivia förklarades just fritt från analfabetism av UNESCO.
From @jarvansalo on Mon Apr 27 14:27:15 EDT 2015 Bicyclists defy Bolivia?s ?Death Road? http://t.co/Kr8Pg90QIy käyttäjältä @WSJ
From @jkjmlane on Mon Apr 27 14:27:09 EDT 2015 RT @_bensalt: Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia. Legend tells of lovers, tears & milk - now mountains & salt plain. Photo @IP_TravelPhoto http://t.co?
From @jesuskastillo on Mon Apr 27 14:26:52 EDT 2015 FUXION: Unete al gran equipo, estamos en: VENEZUELA, PANAMA, ECUADOR, COSTA RICA, PERU, COLOMBIA, CHILE, BOLIVIA, MEXICO y ESTADOS UNIDOS.