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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
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: The Nation. (blog)Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:22:30 -0700
Washington Snubs Bolivia on Drug Policy Reform, Again

Once again, Washington claims Bolivia has not met its obligations under international narcotics agreements. For the seventh year in a row, the US president has notified Congress that the Andean country ?failed demonstrably? in its counter-narcotics ...   read full story

Publisher: Fox News LatinoTue, 23 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0700
South Korean consortium begins building Bolivia's longest bridge

South Korea's Hyundai-Byucksan consortium on Tuesday started construction of a bridge 1,440 meters (9/10 of a mile) long in eastern Bolivia, a span that will be the country's longest and will require an investment of $49.9 million, some of which will ...   read full story

Publisher: RTE.ieSun, 21 Sep 2014 13:35:50 -0700
Michael Dwyer's mother met witnesses in Bolivia

Michael Dwyer, 24, from Brocka, Ballinderry, Co Tipperary, was killed in April 2009 over an alleged political assassination plot targeting president Evo Morales. His mother Caroline spent time in Bolivia pressing for support for an independent ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: thejournal.ieMon, 22 Sep 2014 06:18:45 -0700
Mother of Michael Dwyer: 'We were followed and intimidated in Bolivia' read full story
Publisher: Irish TimesMon, 22 Sep 2014 07:49:16 -0700
Dwyer mother speaks of 'intimidation' on Bolivia visit read full story

Publisher: Voice of AmericaTue, 23 Sep 2014 16:15:00 -0700
Cuba to Build Pharmaceutical Plant in Bolivia

Bolivia hopes to supplement current supplies and meet 100 percent of its domestic demand for basic medicine once the project is complete, and any excess production would be exported mostly to countries within the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of ...   read full story

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Publisher: Cuba NewsTue, 23 Sep 2014 10:15:00 -0700
Bolivia Thanks Fidel and Raul for Contributions in Health read full story
Publisher: Axis of LogicMon, 22 Sep 2014 19:15:00 -0700
Cuba to build pharma complex in Bolivia read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @jorginMc on Tue Sep 23 22:25:35 EDT 2014 RT @ecbahia: A partida de ida havia terminada empatada em 2 a 2, na Bolívia.
From @crmushtrips on Tue Sep 23 22:25:29 EDT 2014 RT @teleSURtv: #Infografía | Evo Morales impulsa soberanía petrolera y gasífera en #Bolivia | Conoce más aquí http:/?
From @jfwadvl on Tue Sep 23 22:25:23 EDT 2014 ANOTICIANDO. Montaño:Hace nuevo 9 años #Bolivia era agujero negro, hoy es patria que sale al mundo con formulas propias de y para bolivianos
From @NataliMarquezok on Tue Sep 23 22:25:19 EDT 2014 RT @webpazymusica: Entrevistamos a @miss_bolivia quien presentara #miau en @nicetoclub
From @biamaresca on Tue Sep 23 22:25:17 EDT 2014 RT @Ricamconsult: Liberdade de expressão é a base da democracia. BR:111º em liberdade de imprensa, atrás de Uganda, Bolívia e Paraguai. htt?
From @luis_esser on Tue Sep 23 22:25:11 EDT 2014 Tão roubando a Bolívia querida e ajudando o Vasco , quero ver alguém falar agora , penalti claro!
From @W4WATB_ on Tue Sep 23 22:25:10 EDT 2014 Yo me mudo a bolivia, fue.
From @EnlacesBolivia on Tue Sep 23 22:25:10 EDT 2014 Canal estatal BTV cobra tan sólo Bs. 17 por segundo de transmisión de actos gubernamentales #Bolivia
From @Opzdowns on Tue Sep 23 22:25:09 EDT 2014 RT @NathanBarone: Boraaaaaa ?? Brasil x Bolivia ?
From @BoliviaWeather on Tue Sep 23 22:25:07 EDT 2014 Bolivia: Cochabamba, BOLIVIA Weather :: 16C Mostly clear
From @luismoreiratid on Tue Sep 23 22:25:05 EDT 2014 Epa! Mas MUITO pênalti do Kléber Cabeça-de-Cotovelo, hein? Sacanagem com a Bolívia-BR...
From @medranoprensa on Tue Sep 23 22:24:54 EDT 2014 Ulises Barreiro en Radio Continental y la #UPEA #ElAlto #LaPaz #Bolivia
From @thiagoauster on Tue Sep 23 22:24:46 EDT 2014 Alguém avisa pro juizão de vasco x sampaio correa que NÃO existe vantagem quando é pênalti hahahaha ó os cara operando a Bolívia Querida
From @DMoizteleSUR on Tue Sep 23 22:24:43 EDT 2014 RT @FreddyteleSUR: El lago Titicaca es compartido por Bolivia y Perú. Tiene una extensión de 176 por 70kms.