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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: Daily MailSun, 28 Sep 2014 17:47:06 -0700
Pictures of Bolivia's Aymara nation by photographers Raphaël Verona and ...

On Tuesdays and Fridays, they stay awake, get together and smoke tobacco until dawn in a bid to ward off evil spirits. These spectacular photos show the people of Bolivia's indigenous Aymara nation, who live in the vast, remote plains of the Altiplano ...   read full story


Publisher: Buenos Aires HeraldMon, 29 Sep 2014 20:15:19 -0700
US snubs Bolivia over narcotics

WASHINGTON ? The US president has notified Congress for a seventh year in a row that Bolivia has ?failed? in its counter-narcotics efforts under international agreements. Blacklisting Bolivia means the withholding of US aid from one of South America's ...   read full story


Publisher: MercoPressMon, 29 Sep 2014 21:56:26 -0700
South Korea constructing Bolivia's longest bridge to be delivered in 35 months

South Korea's Hyundai-Byucksan consortium started construction of a bridge 1,440 meters long in eastern Bolivia, a span that will be the country's longest and will require an investment of 49.9 million dollars, some of which will come from a loan from ...   read full story


Publisher: Wall Street JournalWed, 17 Sep 2014 10:49:26 -0700
Bolivia Rejects US Claim It Hasn't Done Enough to Cut Drug Production

Bolivian President Evo Morales rejected a U.S. government assertion that his country has failed to do enough to cut down on narcotics production. Late last week the White House designated Bolivia, alongside Burma and Venezuela, as countries that have ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: PanAm Post (blog)Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:57:02 -0700
Corrupt Morales Campaign Signals Dark Days for Bolivia read full story
Publisher: GlobalPostWed, 17 Sep 2014 13:03:45 -0700
Bolivia rejects U.S. allegations of anti-drug war failure read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @COMEXI on Tue Sep 30 19:55:06 EDT 2014 De acuerdo con @Mitofsky_group los #Mandatarios mejor evaluados de #América son de #RepublicaDominicana #Panama #Ecuador #Bolivia
From @vueltacangrejo on Tue Sep 30 19:55:06 EDT 2014 El 12 de octubre se celebrarán elecciones generales en Bolivia. Libre Radiokilombo nos lleva del llano al... http://t.co/sGBSLr9dCt
From @EconomiaBolivia on Tue Sep 30 19:55:05 EDT 2014 #Bolivia engrosará su deuda externa en 2015 con créditos del BID | http://t.co/Hp8frScmvk
From @jfwadvl on Tue Sep 30 19:54:45 EDT 2014 GIGAVISION. IGM hizo nueva división de #Bolivia. Pretendían dividir nueve departamos en 24, denunció el senador Marcelo Antezana.
From @Te_lo_digo_ on Tue Sep 30 19:54:40 EDT 2014 Tres países de Sudamérica pidieron préstamos a Bolivia http://t.co/mOk1XSrAK8 #siguemeytesigo #venezuela
From @DeReydemelo on Tue Sep 30 19:54:10 EDT 2014 @ATBNoticias Ramiro Ballivian, el hecho de que hayas nacido en Coripata, no te da derecho a agredir al árbitro. Que vergüenza para Bolivia.
From @Leonel_Sambrano on Tue Sep 30 19:54:00 EDT 2014 Tres países de Sudamérica pidieron préstamos a Bolivia http://t.co/raTzeop2Lp #SiguemeYtesigo
From @pohafly on Tue Sep 30 19:53:56 EDT 2014 RT @pcastagnoli: Booooom dia! quer lugar mais good vibes que esse? Bolívia ?? se eu colocasse filtro estragaria a foto!... http://t.co/Cje4?
From @pohafly on Tue Sep 30 19:53:55 EDT 2014 RT @pcastagnoli: Booooom dia! quer lugar mais good vibes que esse? Bolívia ?? se eu colocasse filtro estragaria a? http://t.co/XJZRGqOtej
From @KiarSan on Tue Sep 30 19:53:50 EDT 2014 @Slash Cool !! Please come to Bolivia :3 ?!??!
From @VecinodeChacao on Tue Sep 30 19:53:42 EDT 2014 #Info: Tres países de Sudamérica pidieron préstamos a Bolivia http://t.co/z1nuBJsaaf
From @MajuuJenks on Tue Sep 30 19:53:33 EDT 2014 RT @LaChotaDeRob: una de las letras de wu-tang, la banda de rap preferida de rob dice "hey bro traigo mucha cocaina de bolivia yeh bro" ROB?
From @Artdavila_ on Tue Sep 30 19:53:30 EDT 2014 Tres países de Sudamérica pidieron préstamos a Bolivia http://t.co/gF0oOvyNnC
From @NotiPorlamar on Tue Sep 30 19:53:18 EDT 2014 Tres países de Sudamérica pidieron préstamos a Bolivia http://t.co/aOLQ7k4x5D #FollowBackSeguro
From @roquetigre on Tue Sep 30 19:53:09 EDT 2014 @perfilcom bolivia?