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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: The Denver Post (blog)Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:37:30 -0700
Mexico to face Bolivia in friendly match at Dick's Sporting Goods Park

Presale tickets for Mexico-Bolivia will be available to Rapids fans, while season ticket-holders and Centennial 38 members will be able to buy tickets Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. MT. Tickets will be available to the general public on Aug. 1 ...   read full story


Publisher: Major League SoccerTue, 29 Jul 2014 10:26:15 -0700
Mexico return to US with September friendlies vs. Chile, Bolivia in Northern ...

The Mexican national team has made the United States its second home in recent years, and El Tri will be returning stateside in September. The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol and Soccer United Marketing announced on Tuesday that El Tri will face Chile on ...   read full story


Publisher: BBC NewsSat, 26 Jul 2014 22:15:00 -0700
'Colonial-era mass grave' found in Potosi, Bolivia

A grave containing at least 400 people has been unearthed in the Bolivian city of Potosi, with the remains thought to be those of colonial-era miners. The grave was found by workers carrying out excavations for the construction of a new building. The ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Aljazeera.comSun, 27 Jul 2014 07:03:45 -0700
Mass grave of hundreds unearthed in Bolivia read full story
Publisher: Al Jazeera AmericaSun, 27 Jul 2014 18:07:30 -0700
Old mass grave unearthed in Bolivia mine read full story
Publisher: International Business Times UKSun, 27 Jul 2014 02:22:30 -0700
Mass Grave Containing Hundreds of Skeletons Found in Bolivia read full story
Publisher: The NationSun, 27 Jul 2014 19:05:01 -0700
Hundreds of human skeletons found in Bolivia read full story


Publisher: CTV NewsMon, 28 Jul 2014 11:54:46 -0700
Voters make up their minds in bed: Bolivia's president

LA PAZ, Bolivia -- As night falls and Bolivian couples slip between the sheets, pillow talk turns, naturally, to economic policy. At least that's the way President Evo Morales sees it. The Bolivian leader is running for re-election and he urged ...   read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @LAVERRDADUELE on Tue Jul 29 14:48:29 EDT 2014 RT @laradiodelsur: Bolivia rinde un homenaje a Chávez con la emisión de dos sellos postales http://t.co/1BlhpIpqiI #NuestroNorteEsElSur
From @jose_santelices on Tue Jul 29 14:48:27 EDT 2014 RT @kochtenis: Amo lo que hago #feliz @vovochile En Santa Cruz, Bolivia... @jose_santelices http://t.co/0OuiI8t6cS
From @paraguayralph on Tue Jul 29 14:48:26 EDT 2014 @ilquerre Celso Ayala is going to coach in Bolivia I think - Gamarra is a director at Rubio Ñu!
From @fabio_sfigueira on Tue Jul 29 14:48:26 EDT 2014 MANDEM A HASHTAG #VAIBAIER NO TWITTER DO CRICIÚMA PRO PAULO BAIER ENTRAR EM CAMPO COM O MIL GRAU E O BOLIVIA https://t.co/2OIDFRQs9C
From @VoceroGuanta on Tue Jul 29 14:48:17 EDT 2014 RT @VTVcanal8: Pdte. @NicolasMaduro: Trabajaremos hasta que se vea concretado el ingreso de Bolivia al Mercosur
From @CESRUIZ_PLG on Tue Jul 29 14:48:13 EDT 2014 RT @DrodriguezMinci: La Patria de Bolívar da la bienvenida a las mandatarias y mandatarios de Argentina,Bolivia,Brasil,Paraguay y Uruguay. ?
From @ackp_ on Tue Jul 29 14:48:07 EDT 2014 RT @desimpedidos: MA NDEM A HASHTAG #VAIBAIER NO TWITTER DO CRICIÚMA PRO PAULO BAIER ENTRAR EM CAMPO COM O MIL GRAU E O BOLIVIA https://t.c?
From @Solariumm on Tue Jul 29 14:48:00 EDT 2014 RT @fioresartori: "Mi bis abuelo fue presidente de Bolivia" Axel Diego.
From @tropaguerrero on Tue Jul 29 14:47:56 EDT 2014 RT @laradiodelsur: Bolivia rinde un homenaje a Chávez con la emisión de dos sellos postales http://t.co/4qrHlSuXFO #NuestroNorteEsElSur
From @LaRazon_Bolivia on Tue Jul 29 14:47:51 EDT 2014 Bolivia jugará un partido amistoso con México el 9 de septiembre en EEUU http://t.co/zTowevysVU http://t.co/eUaYGI8JnB
From @pdmarin on Tue Jul 29 14:47:41 EDT 2014 RT @PresidencialVen: #AHORA @dilmabr La ampliación de #Mercosur con la participación de Bolivia representa un valor importante
From @Aguila76_ on Tue Jul 29 14:47:37 EDT 2014 "@miseleccionmx: En septiembre, la Selección Mexicana jugará ante Chile y Bolivia http://t.co/BGit6z65ts #PasiónQueNosUne"
From @alanvargas4784 on Tue Jul 29 14:47:37 EDT 2014 RT @SinTrabinfantil: Preocupación generalizada por la reciente regulación del #TrabajoInfantil en Bolivia ? http://t.co/31jp23nzLU
From @chersan00 on Tue Jul 29 14:47:31 EDT 2014 RT @MarcoAlbuja: Venezuela,Bolivia rompieron relaciones con #Israel ; Ecuador,Brasil,Chile,Perú retiraron a sus embajadores;Países #Unasur ?
From @tomidiazma on Tue Jul 29 14:47:29 EDT 2014 RT @elkaiser63: Los jugadores del Ciclon van a tomar viagra para ir a jugar a Bolivia. La idea es romper el mito de que las Bolivianas no c?