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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: NPR (blog)Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:20:01 -0700
High In The Andes, Bolivia's Gondolas In The Sky Ease Congestion

Bolivia is one of the poorest nations in Latin America. But thanks to rising natural gas exports, the economy is booming. Morales is spending some of the windfall on the gondolas and other major public works projects in an effort to change the country ...   read full story


Publisher: New York TimesWed, 22 Oct 2014 14:11:15 -0700
Bolivia's Example

In ?South America's New Caudillos? (editorial, Oct. 17), you praise President Evo Morales of Bolivia for his ?strong popular support? (60 percent of the recent vote), but then call on him not to run for a fourth term. Your basis for this is the ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: teleSUR EnglishWed, 22 Oct 2014 11:43:27 -0700
Bolivia Will Defend Mother Earth in UN Human Rights Council read full story
Publisher: Links International Journal of Socialist RenewalWed, 22 Oct 2014 13:47:23 -0700
Evo Morales' victory demonstrates how much Bolivia has changed read full story
Publisher: Eurasia ReviewWed, 22 Oct 2014 11:33:45 -0700
Evo Morales Wins Bolivia Again - Analysis read full story
Publisher: RIA NovostiWed, 22 Oct 2014 10:26:15 -0700
Bolivia to Donate $1Mln to Help Fight Ebola: President Evo Morales read full story
Publisher: Prensa LatinaWed, 22 Oct 2014 10:15:00 -0700
Bolivia to Donate One Million Dollars to Fight Ebola read full story


Publisher: FT.com (registration) (blog)Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:26:15 -0700
Bolivia facing up to lower gas export prices

Bolivia, a key supplier of gas to the southern half of Latin America, is facing potentially harder times as falling international oil prices are piling downward pressure onto the price at which it sells its gas. However, Carlos Villegas, the president ...   read full story


Publisher: Fox News LatinoThu, 23 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0700
Alleged child rapist arrested in Bolivia

Bolivian police arrested a man as he was trying to flee after raping a little girl and he stands accused of sexually abusing at least four other children, local media reported Thursday. The man, identified as Hernan R.S., 30, was captured on Wednesday ...   read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @RADIONOSTALGICA on Fri Oct 24 04:28:14 EDT 2014 La ?Roja? de Sampaoli cae una posición en ranking FIFA tras últimos amistosos ante Perú y Bolivia | NOSTÁLGICA FM http://t.co/MVp2XD7Dve
From @memdizabal on Fri Oct 24 04:26:54 EDT 2014 FelizAmanecer:Venezuela,Cuba,Argentina,Bolivia,Colombia,Nicaragua,Uruguay,Ecuador,Chile,Brasil,México,#TROPA #ContrabandoEsContraPatria
From @MMONI10 on Fri Oct 24 04:26:02 EDT 2014 RT @cubadebate: Carta de Perón tras conocer del asesinato del Che Guevara en #Bolivia http://t.co/MeOGDNlDbn #Argentina
From @pacefeco on Fri Oct 24 04:25:43 EDT 2014 RT @BlogdoAmorim: E TEM AINDA meio bilhão de dólares q a PETROBRAS remeteu a índio cocaleiro da bolívia! Vejam: http://t.co/9k5exfZWlM
From @armadaoriental on Fri Oct 24 04:24:47 EDT 2014 Perú21 Narcos impregnaban cocaína en prendas de vestir en laboratorio de Ventanilla Perú21 Cuando la droga se... http://t.co/obCuSgbQpS
From @EdwarRios_22 on Fri Oct 24 04:24:43 EDT 2014 #TalDíaComoHoy en 1825, Simón Bolívar establece la República de Bolivia.
From @CristiSanchez98 on Fri Oct 24 04:24:36 EDT 2014 RT @CuriosaImagenes: Donde el cielo se junta con la tierra, Bolivia. http://t.co/yOgsHIIYRK
From @MaibonSimone on Fri Oct 24 04:23:49 EDT 2014 RT @BlogdoAmorim: E TEM AINDA meio bilhão de dólares q a PETROBRAS remeteu a índio cocaleiro da bolívia! Vejam: http://t.co/9k5exfZWlM
From @DrMata1 on Fri Oct 24 04:23:17 EDT 2014 Carta de Perón tras conocer del asesinato del Che Guevara en Bolivia | Cubadebate: http://t.co/PatPCywGxU
From @luisrg01 on Fri Oct 24 04:22:59 EDT 2014 RT @fidelcastro: Carta de Perón tras conocer del asesinato del Che Guevara en Bolivia: El 9 de octubre de 1967, un día después ... http://t?
From @JimenaCastro_J on Fri Oct 24 04:21:35 EDT 2014 Un día como hoy, en 1825, Simón Bolívar fundó la República de Bolivia.
From @JosPeralesMacha on Fri Oct 24 04:21:03 EDT 2014 Bolivia aumentará salario mínimo en 8%.
From @ETFalpha on Fri Oct 24 04:20:45 EDT 2014 Bolivia facing up to lower gas export prices http://t.co/fTww2ybybN
From @s_patey on Fri Oct 24 04:20:02 EDT 2014 RT @RS_Paris: #Bolivia, first country to give #nature legal rights to halt #climatechange http://t.co/eXpwhx9Qpm v @kinnarithakker http://t?
From @DiarioNuevoSur on Fri Oct 24 04:18:26 EDT 2014 Portada suplemento Bolivia viernes 24 de octubre de 2014: http://t.co/ocIOHMJ9Lv