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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: Wall Street JournalWed, 29 Oct 2014 17:04:04 -0700
Newest Legal Laborers in Bolivia: Children

LA PAZ, Bolivia?As a boy, Bolivian President Evo Morales helped his destitute family by selling ice cream, baking bread, laying bricks and, according to one biographer, by once herding 50 llamas across the Andes to trade them for corn and dried meat.   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Channel News AsiaWed, 29 Oct 2014 17:33:45 -0700
Morales gets absolute majority in Bolivia legislature read full story
Publisher: U-T San DiegoWed, 29 Oct 2014 12:18:45 -0700
In Bolivia, Morales allies win 2/3 of congress read full story


Publisher: Wall Street JournalThu, 30 Oct 2014 06:27:53 -0700
Bolivia's MAS Party Wins Legislative Assembly Vote

Bolivian President Evo Morales 's ruling Movement Toward Socialism party won a two-thirds supermajority in the legislative assembly in an election earlier this month, according to final results released late Wednesday, solidifying his political control ...   read full story


Publisher: Washington PostMon, 27 Oct 2014 15:51:47 -0700
In Bolivia, 'New Andean' architecture applies new money to old traditions

EL ALTO, Bolivia ? Fanning out across the barren altiplano at 13,000 feet, this city is one of the fastest-growing in South America. It's going up so quickly it looks like it's still in sketchbook form, as if no one had time to add any color. The ...   read full story


Publisher: ABC NewsWed, 29 Oct 2014 10:26:15 -0700
8 Students Drown During Swimming Break in Bolivia

Bolivian authorities say eight students have drowned during a swimming break on an end-of-term school trip. Local police chief Alberto Antezana says the 29 students aged 17 to 19 set out from the eastern city of Santa Cruz on a trip around part of the ...   read full story

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Publisher: Bradford EraWed, 29 Oct 2014 10:26:15 -0700
Eight students drown during swimming break in Bolivia read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @melanimaricel on Thu Oct 30 19:43:09 EDT 2014 RT @Framcisquito: La grandisima concha de bolivia.
From @NBolivianas on Thu Oct 30 19:43:08 EDT 2014 Lavado de dinero alcanza $us 2 billones #ElDiarioInternacional http://t.co/pcZDqyU3Un http://t.co/vWyhCXioDD
From @FranLaprovitera on Thu Oct 30 19:43:07 EDT 2014 Son la mitad mas uno, son de bolivia y paraguay ajajajajaja Hoy los de boca se van a abrazar con loa paraguas, jajajajajajaja
From @BoliviaIndustri on Thu Oct 30 19:43:05 EDT 2014 #Litio #Hierro Video Cámara de Comercio Internacional ratifica que Bolivia debe pagar más de $us 22 millones a... http://t.co/Z4TMCnqscw
From @MAS_Bolivia on Thu Oct 30 19:43:03 EDT 2014 Promulgan Ley que suspende las vacaciones judiciales colectivas y acelera los juicios http://t.co/N9bMBiLMzX
From @davidexesl on Thu Oct 30 19:43:01 EDT 2014 SON LA MITAD MAS UNO SON DEL BOLIVIA DEL PARAGUAY
From @__Bolivia_ on Thu Oct 30 19:42:56 EDT 2014 Bolivia #Quillacollo MyTopNews for Facebook Pro - La mejor forma de ver las historias de tus amigos - Dixapp s... http://t.co/KVs0JCWehj
From @maccua on Thu Oct 30 19:42:42 EDT 2014 RT @RevistaISTOE: Senado quer que Graça Foster explique contrato de mais de US$ 400 milhões com Bolívia http://t.co/3dYpRGP4K4 http://t.co/?
From @IriSchufer on Thu Oct 30 19:42:36 EDT 2014 @queen0fclutter Bolivia tu concha
From @MelinaRP1 on Thu Oct 30 19:42:32 EDT 2014 RT @FaacuRiver: Son la mitad más uno, son de Bolivia y Paraguay, yo a veces me pregunto, che negro sucio sí te bañas? Boca que asco te teng?
From @IriSchufer on Thu Oct 30 19:42:25 EDT 2014 RT @queen0fclutter: @IriSchufer "te amito" que bolivia, IGUAL YO TE AMO MAS??????
From @carloscunhareal on Thu Oct 30 19:42:19 EDT 2014 RT @RevistaISTOE: Senado quer que Graça Foster explique contrato de mais de US$ 400 milhões com Bolívia http://t.co/3dYpRGP4K4 http://t.co/?
From @angelaSmileJb on Thu Oct 30 19:42:18 EDT 2014 ?Yo te esperaré ?No, gracias ?Nos sentaremos juntos frente al mar ?Vivo en Bolivia ?Y de tu mano podré caminar ?Me faltan los dos brazos"
From @FaacuRiver on Thu Oct 30 19:42:15 EDT 2014 Son la mitad más uno, son de Bolivia y Paraguay, yo a veces me pregunto, che negro sucio sí te bañas? Boca que asco te tengo!!
From @Puri_Rodriguez on Thu Oct 30 19:42:14 EDT 2014 RT @federicoalves: Si #España cae en manos de #PabloIglesias #Podemos España será la Venezuela, la Bolivia de Europa. Caótica y autoritaria?