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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: RTFri, 19 Dec 2014 08:18:45 -0800
The US is behind the current drop in oil prices ? Bolivia's president

The US is behind the current drop in oil prices as it is aiming to undermine the economies of large petroleum producers Russia and Venezuela, Bolivian President Evo Morales told RT. In his interview with RT's Spanish-language channel, Morales said that ...   read full story

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Publisher: MercoPressFri, 19 Dec 2014 20:52:30 -0800
Evo: Pope to visit Bolivia in 2015 read full story
Publisher: Fox News LatinoFri, 19 Dec 2014 11:07:30 -0800
Pope Francis to visit Bolivia in 2015, Morales says read full story
Publisher: Latin American Herald TribuneFri, 19 Dec 2014 10:56:15 -0800
Bolivia's Morales Appoints New Chief of National Police read full story


Publisher: Fox News LatinoFri, 19 Dec 2014 09:03:45 -0800
Bolivia to pay $357 mn to Pan American Energy for 2009 asset seizure

Bolivia's government has agreed to pay $357 million in compensation to Anglo-Argentine Pan American Energy for the 2009 nationalization of its Chaco Petroleum natural gas unit. The head of Bolivian state-owned energy company YPFB, Carlos Villegas, ...   read full story

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Publisher: Latin American Herald TribuneFri, 19 Dec 2014 16:22:30 -0800
Bolivia to Pay $357 Million to Pan American Energy for 2009 Asset Seizure read full story


Publisher: Wall Street JournalTue, 16 Dec 2014 21:25:54 -0800
Construction Cranes Dot a Bolivian Skyline; Will Growth Continue?

Bolivia, one of Latin America's poorest countries, is experiencing a spurt in economic growth that has ignited a boom in the real-estate sector. But the surge in construction has begun to cause concern among some lenders that demand may not keep up ...   read full story


Publisher: BBC NewsSat, 13 Dec 2014 15:15:00 -0800
Bolivia overweight security forces: Crackdown launched

Bolivia's security forces have begun registering overweight members after President Evo Morales complained that too many of them were out of shape. Military officials say they will register weight before professional exams, to link promotion and fitness.   read full story

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Publisher: teleSUR EnglishFri, 12 Dec 2014 16:49:47 -0800
Bolivia Launches Dakar Rally read full story
Publisher: Fox News LatinoFri, 12 Dec 2014 13:33:45 -0800
Bolivia cracks down on overweight soldiers, cops read full story
Publisher: The IndependentSun, 14 Dec 2014 03:31:25 -0800
Bolivia cracks down on obese soldiers and officers by refusing uniforms and ... read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @MasaiMaraSA on Sat Dec 20 07:12:50 EST 2014 Renta per cápita supera los 3.000 dólares por primera vez en Bolivia El ministro de Economía aseguró que Bolivia... http://t.co/iIwlwgSbUL
From @marferduar on Sat Dec 20 07:12:45 EST 2014 @INFOen140 barrio de Flores 24 hs sin luz. Calle Bolivia al 400.Edenor no da respuesta. AYUDA Y RT
From @ejiwask on Sat Dec 20 07:12:40 EST 2014 @gll088 @mbehringer7 woo! In which country? My passport has expired. (Which means we went to Bolivia 10 years ago damn)
From @JorgeRuizGarcia on Sat Dec 20 07:12:22 EST 2014 Presidente confirma que el papa Francisco visitará Bolivia en 2015 http://t.co/KhapjkBsa7
From @armandolunavill on Sat Dec 20 07:12:14 EST 2014 RT @ung1orybastard: @AristeguiOnline Es verdad... Pero Bolivia tampoco anda bien, demagogo. Evo quiere engañar con sombrero ajeno, si están?
From @mercadosaldia on Sat Dec 20 07:12:11 EST 2014 Chile/Bolivia.- Chile y Bolivia se enzarzan en una nueva polémica por la fecha de los alegatos ante la CIJ http://t.co/BMiNlFutI3 #amér...
From @IvonRodriguezH on Sat Dec 20 07:12:00 EST 2014 RT @ElAltoBolivia: El Alto, una ciudad en eterna construcción. De fondo, el majestuoso Illimani #ElAlto #Bolivia http://t.co/RD5x6dAW3o
From @Publiagro on Sat Dec 20 07:11:59 EST 2014 Los Grupos CREA de Bolivia, Argentina y Uruguay se reunieron para coordinar y compartir experiencias. https://t.co/SNynViwKaR
From @armandolunavill on Sat Dec 20 07:11:32 EST 2014 RT @Susan6015: @AristeguiOnline Bolivia paisito Chiquitito y a QUIEN le importa LO QUE ese communista piense? Amarillista Arestegui http://?
From @rafaelucifer666 on Sat Dec 20 07:11:31 EST 2014 ojalá no tengas poncho y la dejes en Bolivia
From @JujuyalMomento on Sat Dec 20 07:11:08 EST 2014 El #Papa visitará #Bolivia en 2015 - #JujuyalMomento http://t.co/R0VVZr5dTP
From @infodechaco on Sat Dec 20 07:11:02 EST 2014 Evo Morales anunció que el Papa visitará Bolivia el año próximo: El presidente de Bolivia Evo Morales... http://t.co/LJ7GYTDpVf #Chaco
From @CorrientesSomos on Sat Dec 20 07:10:57 EST 2014 Evo Morales anunció que el Papa visitará Bolivia el año próximo http://t.co/yCWCUSeTQb
From @die777go on Sat Dec 20 07:09:48 EST 2014 Fire in the sky #lapaz #sky #bolivia #iphoneography #landscape #ciudadmaravilla #LaPazMaravillosa @GAMLP http://t.co/Z4VkV2bFn3