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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 LatinoSun, 20 Apr 2014 11:44:54 -0700
Petrochemical plant to start operating in Bolivia in 2016

The urea and ammonia plant being built by South Korea's Samsung in central Bolivia will begin operating in 2016, President Evo Morales said. Work is progressing satisfactorily and the plant is expected to be completed by the end of next year, Morales ...   read full story


Publisher: Center for Research on GlobalizationSun, 20 Apr 2014 22:15:00 -0700
Bolivia's New Mining Law

Recent protests surrounding the New Mining Law by the cooperative sector in Bolivia climaxed to dangerous levels. The approval of the law was stalled when legislators modified the project in the Legislative Assembly. They claimed that an article ...   read full story


Publisher: BBC NewsTue, 15 Apr 2014 10:50:05 -0700
Bolivia files at UN court its claim over Chilean sea

President Evo Morales of Bolivia has submitted legal documents to the United Nations' highest court in support of his country's claim to regain access to the sea from Chile. Mr Morales personally handed over the 200-page dossier, and said Bolivians ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: ABC NewsTue, 15 Apr 2014 08:34:18 -0700
Bolivia President Takes Chile Coast Case to Court read full story
Publisher: Chicago TribuneTue, 15 Apr 2014 08:22:30 -0700
Bolivia's Morales files Hague documents in sea access claim against Chile read full story


Publisher: Fox News LatinoFri, 18 Apr 2014 13:23:20 -0700
Morales: Poor kids in Bolivia need to learn foreign languages

"We have a weakness here and not just among the tropical peasant movement but throughout all of Bolivia's peasant and labor movement: our children cannot win scholarships because they don't speak English," he said at an event in the lowland province of ...   read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @BoHitTune on Mon Apr 21 10:40:04 EDT 2014 Hoy en día la melodía de éxito de YouTube del vídeo en Bolivia.?American Authors?'s ?Believer? http://t.co/IpxmK2h3N7
From @stevenlaw614 on Mon Apr 21 10:40:02 EDT 2014 RT @AmazingPicx: Where Earth meets the Sky, Bolivia http://t.co/TzK4kxgA7j
From @jmkarg on Mon Apr 21 10:39:52 EDT 2014 Bolivia: 350 delegaciones participarán de la Cumbre Juvenil Latinoamericana del G77 + China que comienza mañana: http://t.co/G88FLXyNOY
From @camalviz on Mon Apr 21 10:39:49 EDT 2014 SOLUCIÓN A LA MEDITERRANEIDAD DE BOLIVIA: ?PERÚ DEBE TENER VOZ EN EL TEMA? Revista Piensa Chile (http://t.co/tskyBpwDGy) @PepePomacusi
From @apac_bolivia on Mon Apr 21 10:39:47 EDT 2014 "En sus palabras, el padre Nawrot se define como misionero, sacerdote, experto en música de los archivos de... http://t.co/wTcFIpxjXB
From @Khainata on Mon Apr 21 10:39:46 EDT 2014 Viste la Pagina Web de BYD Bolivia http://t.co/7m0JY4Dssm es otro exito de Khainata - Web Designers http://t.co/gLuYLZrWdv
From @psobolivia on Mon Apr 21 10:39:38 EDT 2014 FC2??:?????????? http://t.co/spHNSYsAXq #???? #bolivia #?????? #sougofollow
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From @AvcComunicacion on Mon Apr 21 10:39:36 EDT 2014 Interesante entrevista al Prof. Lorenzo Preve, del IAE Business School. Diario La Razón, de Bolivia. http://t.co/p77ff4UI5X
From @psobolivia on Mon Apr 21 10:39:35 EDT 2014 FC2??:?????????? http://t.co/M9XURseUz5 #???? #bolivia #?????? #sougofollow
From @umarevolucion on Mon Apr 21 10:39:34 EDT 2014 RT @g_espinoza: @umarevolucion Evo es para la ubicación de #Bolivia, lo que Maradona fue para #Argentina :)
From @1821239599 on Mon Apr 21 10:39:32 EDT 2014 RT @axlrose: A heartfelt thank you to all r South American fans! Big thanks to Brasil, Argentina, Paraguay n' Bolivia!! Such an uplifting e?
From @FETenis on Mon Apr 21 10:39:32 EDT 2014 Sudamericano 16 años 'Junior Davis Cup' Grupo B: Ecuador, Brasil, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia. Camilo Ponce, Carlos Macías, Julián Baca.
From @umarevolucion on Mon Apr 21 10:39:16 EDT 2014 Amo #Bolivia y la amo más cuando lejos estoy, esta sensación multiplicada por mil es la que debe sentir la gente q vive alejada de su tierra
From @LaRazon_Bolivia on Mon Apr 21 10:39:09 EDT 2014 Chile inicia ronda de reuniones para tratar la demanda de Bolivia que incluye la competencia de la CIJ-->>http://t.co/x9unj6WliM