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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: USA TODAYWed, 23 Apr 2014 12:30:37 -0700
Video claims to capture ghost at Bolivian soccer game

There's a very good chance that the footage from this video is either fake or some sort of an optical illusion. Take this with a grain of salt, but just in case it's real, A GHOST INVADED A BOLIVIAN SOCCER GAME! At the Hernando Siles Stadium in La Paz, ...   read full story


Publisher: Daily MailWed, 23 Apr 2014 04:44:07 -0700
Bolivian fans spooked by stadium 'ghost' which appears to run through spectators

The unexplained shadow glides quickly through the stands during a game in Hernando Siles Stadium in La Paz, Bolivia, on Thursday night. It even appears to run straight through a barrier at speed. Is this a GHOST that runs through spectators during Copa.   read full story


Publisher: U-T San DiegoWed, 23 Apr 2014 16:15:00 -0700
Bolivia threatens to fire protesting soldiers

Army soldiers march on the second day of protests in La Paz, Bolivia, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Hundreds of low ranking soldiers from Bolivia's Armed Forces marched for a second day against the military high command's dismissal of four of its leaders ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: BBC NewsTue, 22 Apr 2014 02:52:13 -0700
Bolivia raises minimum wage by 20% read full story
Publisher: Yahoo NewsWed, 23 Apr 2014 16:00:28 -0700
Bolivia approves downing of drug-smuggling planes read full story


Publisher: Daily MailWed, 23 Apr 2014 01:21:10 -0700
Video of 'ghost' running through football stadium crowd in Bolivia

Football spectators have been spooked by a ghostly figure that appears to run through fans during a match in Bolivia. The unexplained shadow glides quickly through the stands during a game in Hernando Siles Stadium in La Paz, Bolivia, on Thursday night.   read full story

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Publisher: NEWS.com.auWed, 23 Apr 2014 15:07:30 -0700
'Ghost' caught on film in stadium read full story
Publisher: Daily StarWed, 23 Apr 2014 11:07:34 -0700
VIDEO: Spooky moment a 'GHOST' rushes through football stadium in Bolivia ... read full story
Publisher: The InquisitrWed, 23 Apr 2014 23:56:15 -0700
[Video] Did A Ghost Streak Across Stadium Through Fans In Bolivia? read full story
Publisher: International Business Times AUWed, 23 Apr 2014 21:07:30 -0700
Spooky Video of 'Ghost' Running Through Spectators in Bolivia Football Game ... read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @EmiiiRovati on Thu Apr 24 07:08:54 EDT 2014 En Bolivia no hay ni coca cola ni pepsi ni mc donal No Hay Nada!
From @DirgaP_09 on Thu Apr 24 07:08:49 EDT 2014 RT @Bolanet: [Video] http://t.co/OUGFaZomQD - Lambaikan Tangan Jika Anda Takut! Ada Penampakan Hantu di Stadion La Paz Bolivia http://t.co/?
From @paulcoca on Thu Apr 24 07:08:23 EDT 2014 #Bolivia | Diputada Rebeca Delgado se querella contra Ministro Romero y Viceministro Pérez. http://t.co/KAnfH3uQ16
From @Muchlis11 on Thu Apr 24 07:08:11 EDT 2014 RT @Bolanet: [Video] http://t.co/OUGFaZomQD - Lambaikan Tangan Jika Anda Takut! Ada Penampakan Hantu di Stadion La Paz Bolivia http://t.co/?
From @dananwiibowo on Thu Apr 24 07:07:58 EDT 2014 RT @Bolanet: [Video] http://t.co/OUGFaZomQD - Lambaikan Tangan Jika Anda Takut! Ada Penampakan Hantu di Stadion La Paz Bolivia http://t.co/?
From @BuddhasBro on Thu Apr 24 07:07:44 EDT 2014 Ghost Spectre Startles Sports Fans in Bolivia?. http://t.co/a3mhwmObbz
From @eduarmp1 on Thu Apr 24 07:07:40 EDT 2014 RT @SomosDocumental: 40º, asfalto agrietado y gente muy amable. Nuevo VÍDEO de @miquelsilvestre Cruzando El Chaco http://t.co/PosVQoRSqK ht?
From @MarkJustice on Thu Apr 24 07:07:34 EDT 2014 Is This a Ghost Running Through the Stands at a Soccer Match in Bolivia? https://t.co/1bxR1kgRPD
From @mitrataj on Thu Apr 24 07:07:33 EDT 2014 RT @fbajak: Bolivia approves downing of drug-smuggling planes (from @AP) http://t.co/oNUt1dsPKa
From @fcoral on Thu Apr 24 07:07:27 EDT 2014 La @ExpedicionRCN cerca de Brasil y Bolivia. @NoticiasRCN @MelissaMarRCN @DiegoGazola @alcalleja @RicardoAvella1 http://t.co/eDe6ekyPQE
From @marcelatorres26 on Thu Apr 24 07:07:14 EDT 2014 RT @mdzonline: #SabiasQue En Bolivia ya es ley el derribo de aviones narco | ¿Qué te parece la medida?
From @paulcoca on Thu Apr 24 07:07:12 EDT 2014 Crisis en FFAA de #Bolivia: 9 militares de baja, más efectivos llegan a La Paz y el conflicto se acentúa http://t.co/gP6plDeYiJ
From @RafliNovaldy on Thu Apr 24 07:07:05 EDT 2014 RT @Bolanet: [Video] http://t.co/OUGFaZomQD - Lambaikan Tangan Jika Anda Takut! Ada Penampakan Hantu di Stadion La Paz Bolivia http://t.co/?
From @mahardika_dwi on Thu Apr 24 07:07:04 EDT 2014 Gajelas"@Bolanet: [Video] http://t.co/IueCLqSjRy - Lambaikan Tangan Jika Anda Takut! Ada Penampakan Hantu di Stadion La Paz Bolivia
From @NBolivianas on Thu Apr 24 07:07:02 EDT 2014 Denuncian rechazo fiscal que impide enjuiciar a jueces del caso Terrorismo #LaPatriaBolivia http://t.co/BnrBs8dRNX