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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: Toronto SunSat, 30 Aug 2014 19:51:05 -0700
1 Canadian injured, 10 dead in Bolivia bus crash

Ten people died and many others, including one Canadian, were injured when a bus carrying tourists ran off a highway in Bolivia Saturday. The bus was returning to the city of La Paz after visiting the Salar de Uyuni salt flats when it reportedly ran ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Canberra TimesSat, 30 Aug 2014 22:03:04 -0700
Andrew Barr's media adviser Kurt Steel killed in Bolivian bus crash read full story
Publisher: The GuardianSat, 30 Aug 2014 21:13:19 -0700
Australian among 10 dead in Bolivia bus crash read full story
Publisher: ABC NewsSat, 30 Aug 2014 16:26:15 -0700
8 Foreigners Among 10 Killed in Bolivia Bus Crash read full story
Publisher: The Globe and MailSat, 30 Aug 2014 18:44:58 -0700
Canadian among those on Bolivia tourist bus that crashed, killing 10 read full story
Publisher: Yahoo!7 NewsSun, 31 Aug 2014 00:20:39 -0700
Australian tourist Kurt Steel dies in Bolivia bus crash, another Australian ... read full story

Publisher: The Canberra TimesSun, 31 Aug 2014 20:48:25 -0700
Canberra woman Gemma Barnes injured in Bolivian bus crash that killed Kurt ...

A Canberra political staffer who died in a bus crash in Bolivia was on a six-week trip of a lifetime to South America with some of his closest friends from school. ACT Government media adviser Kurt Steel, 25, was among 10 people who were killed when ...   read full story

Publisher: Canada.comSun, 31 Aug 2014 05:43:56 -0700
Canadian among those on tourist bus that crashed in Bolivia, killing 10

LA PAZ, Bolivia ? A spokeswoman for Foreign Affairs says a Canadian was among the passengers on a bus that ran off a highway and crashed in Bolivia. Claude Rochon says consular officials are providing assistance to the Canadian citizen and are in ...   read full story

Publisher: 3News NZSat, 30 Aug 2014 13:52:23 -0700
Nine dead in Bolivia tourist bus crash

Nine people have been killed and another 24 are injured after a bus packed with foreign tourists crashed in southwest Bolivia. Authorities said the bus, returning from a visit to Bolivia's famed Salar de Uyuni salt flats, overturned shortly before dawn ...   read full story

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