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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: Fox News LatinoMon, 02 Mar 2015 14:52:30 -0800
Bolivia seizes 27 tons of coca bound for Lebanon

Bolivian police seized 27 tons of ground coca leaves concealed in packets of yerba mate tea that were about to be shipped to Lebanon for processing into cocaine, the government said Monday. This is the first time Bolivian authorities have discovered an ...   read full story


Publisher: Telegraph.co.ukSat, 28 Feb 2015 05:41:15 -0800
Floods bring bridge down in Bolivia

A bridge connecting two sections of Bolivia has collapsed after heavy rain, killing a truck driver who was crossing at the time the bridge collapsed. The San Pedrito bridge, connecting Cochabamba to Santa Cruz, was razed to the ground after its columns ...   read full story

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Publisher: AOL NewsFri, 27 Feb 2015 23:07:30 -0800
Bridge Collapses Due to Flooding in Bolivia read full story


Publisher: NACLAMon, 02 Mar 2015 09:03:45 -0800
Revolutionary Extractivism in Bolivia?

Yet in Bolivia, where recently re-elected President Evo Morales speaks of deepening a socialist project through what we might call 'social' extractivism, the ecological left is often at odds. Social extractivism uses money (rents) from natural gas and ...   read full story


Publisher: ABC NewsThu, 26 Feb 2015 08:43:25 -0800
Paintings Stolen From Bolivian Church Await Return From NY

The discovery that two paintings held by a New York couple had been stolen from a Bolivian church in 2002 has ignited a search for 10 other colonial-era paintings that were taken in the theft, one the largest such crimes in the country's history. The ...   read full story

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Publisher: SunHerald.comThu, 26 Feb 2015 10:00:00 -0800
New Yorkers return stolen church paintings to Bolivia read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @JRVilar on Tue Mar 03 21:46:19 EST 2015 Mi columna El prisionero de Miraflores» publicado hoyen "La Razón" (La Paz - Bolivia) sobre Venezuela: http://t.co/ZL0Ta4SOSI.
From @FloresPala on Tue Mar 03 21:46:17 EST 2015 @SaulHernandezE felicidades y admiración desde Bolivia, siempre estupendo!!!
From @fannyguerra on Tue Mar 03 21:46:15 EST 2015 RT @jesuscasique1: Inflación 2014:Venezuela 68,5%. Uruguay 8,26%. Bolivia 5,19%.Brasil 6,41%.Paraguay 4,2%.Chile 4,6%.Perú 3,2%.Ecuador 3,6?
From @andre_inafj on Tue Mar 03 21:46:12 EST 2015 RT @jesuscasique1: Inflación 2014:Venezuela 68,5%. Uruguay 8,26%. Bolivia 5,19%.Brasil 6,41%.Paraguay 4,2%.Chile 4,6%.Perú 3,2%.Ecuador 3,6?
From @noravia23 on Tue Mar 03 21:46:12 EST 2015 RT @jesuscasique1: Inflación 2014:Venezuela 68,5%. Uruguay 8,26%. Bolivia 5,19%.Brasil 6,41%.Paraguay 4,2%.Chile 4,6%.Perú 3,2%.Ecuador 3,6?
From @ripoll_juan on Tue Mar 03 21:46:12 EST 2015 @elespectador Exelente la democracia en Bolivia, un Pais pobre y en manos d este ignorante, no hay nada más peligroso que un bruto con poder
From @comadrita969 on Tue Mar 03 21:46:11 EST 2015 RT @jesuscasique1: Inflación 2014:Venezuela 68,5%. Uruguay 8,26%. Bolivia 5,19%.Brasil 6,41%.Paraguay 4,2%.Chile 4,6%.Perú 3,2%.Ecuador 3,6?
From @Sarcasmologa on Tue Mar 03 21:46:10 EST 2015 RT @jesuscasique1: Inflación 2014:Venezuela 68,5%. Uruguay 8,26%. Bolivia 5,19%.Brasil 6,41%.Paraguay 4,2%.Chile 4,6%.Perú 3,2%.Ecuador 3,6?
From @Jotaesebece on Tue Mar 03 21:46:08 EST 2015 @JcamloGuerrero @Otro_Sanchez Soy famoso en Bolivia pero shh.
From @santirojitas on Tue Mar 03 21:46:08 EST 2015 Que miss bolivia te lo diga el que no hace palma la liga la ligaaa
From @rtvinfoguia on Tue Mar 03 21:46:07 EST 2015 BOLIVIA > Ordenan detener a líder de los Hermanos Yaipén en Bolivia. La Fiscalía ordenó la detención preventiva... http://t.co/lOR5AyA9YD
From @pabon77 on Tue Mar 03 21:46:06 EST 2015 RT @jesuscasique1: Inflación 2014:Venezuela 68,5%. Uruguay 8,26%. Bolivia 5,19%.Brasil 6,41%.Paraguay 4,2%.Chile 4,6%.Perú 3,2%.Ecuador 3,6?
From @DelpNelly on Tue Mar 03 21:46:05 EST 2015 RT @VerazInformador: Identificado el venezolano que mordió al policia en Bolivia. Es ESPIA del SEBIN. ES MILITANTE DEL PSUV (ci: 12926781) ?
From @Japz48Jesus on Tue Mar 03 21:46:01 EST 2015 RT @jesuscasique1: Inflación 2014:Venezuela 68,5%. Uruguay 8,26%. Bolivia 5,19%.Brasil 6,41%.Paraguay 4,2%.Chile 4,6%.Perú 3,2%.Ecuador 3,6?
From @marioagr on Tue Mar 03 21:46:00 EST 2015 RT @PadreJosePalmar: Avión de Venezuela con capacidad para 170 pasajeros llega a Santa Cruz de Bolivia apenas con seis personas a bordo. ht?