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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 LatinoTue, 04 Aug 2015 10:48:45 -0700
Chile questions resuming relations with Bolivia after criticism of consul

The Chilean government on Tuesday questioned the possible resumption of diplomatic relations with Bolivia after recent remarks by President Evo Morales, who threatened to expel the Chilean consul in La Paz for meeting with opposition politicians ...   read full story

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Publisher: ANINEWSWed, 05 Aug 2015 00:30:00 -0700
President Mukherjee extends National Day greetings to Bolivia read full story


Publisher: Huffington PostMon, 03 Aug 2015 05:01:33 -0700
Epic Pictures Of Bolivia's Salt Flats Prove It's A Photographer's Wonderland

Travelers flock to South America by the planeloads to visit Salar de Uyuni, and it's no mystery why. These salt flats in Bolivia are a natural wonder that are not only awe-inspiring, but also seem to be the best place to play with perspective. With ...   read full story

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Publisher: Folha.comMon, 03 Aug 2015 05:56:15 -0700
Bolivia Wants to Use Lithium Reserves to Produce High-Technology Batteries read full story
Publisher: Express.co.ukMon, 03 Aug 2015 06:30:00 -0700
PICTURED: Photographer captures 'man walking on water' in stunning 'miracle ... read full story


Publisher: LifesiteTue, 04 Aug 2015 07:48:45 -0700
UN and Amnesty International pressure Bolivia to decriminalize abortion

LA PAZ, Bolivia, August 4, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) ? The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) has recently recommended that Bolivia ?decriminalize abortion in all cases and ? ensure effective access to safe, ...   read full story


Publisher: Daily MailMon, 03 Aug 2015 03:23:07 -0700
Panoramic images of the world's largest salt flat in Bolivia

A man has been spotted walking on water in Bolivia, that is, until you realise it is an optical illusion. Hideki Mizuta, 29, from Japan, captured the image of the wellie-clad tourist strolling across the water and towards the sun, while he was at Salar ...   read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @daijiworldmgl on Wed Aug 05 04:23:04 EDT 2015 President wishes Bolivia on National Day http://t.co/sYpRXPSEc0 #Bolivia
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From @EFEUROsociALII on Wed Aug 05 04:22:33 EDT 2015 RT @EUROsociALII: RT @culturafiscal: Visitamos sala lúdica d educación fiscal dl SIN d Bolivia realizada apoyo @EUROsociALII @FIIAPP http:?
From @dakshinin on Wed Aug 05 04:22:22 EDT 2015 President Mukherjee extends National Day greetings to Bolivia: New Delhi, Aug. 5 : President Pranab Mukherjee ... http://t.co/D8KlJkFibC
From @EFEUROsociALII on Wed Aug 05 04:22:21 EDT 2015 RT @EUROsociALII: RT @culturafiscal: Entrevista Borja Díaz, Joao Vital René García TV de Bolivia @EUROsociALII @FIIAPP @cctBolivia http:?
From @ENTORNOi on Wed Aug 05 04:21:02 EDT 2015 BOLIVIA: SE DEBE ACTUAR CONTRA LA VIOLENCIA http://t.co/w4e5JQcCob @entornoi
From @DearWanderlust on Wed Aug 05 04:21:02 EDT 2015 RT @traveldudes: via @GloboTreks: Cerro Rico: Risking My Life In The Silver Mine Of Potosi, Bolivia http://t.co/W5RJZcZcTU #travel #bolivia
From @BtzMedina on Wed Aug 05 04:20:37 EDT 2015 RT @boliviacolores: #Bolivia Tras acusación de Evo a Cónsul, Chile duda restablecer relaciones http://t.co/8SE7bhXBFU
From @homoie on Wed Aug 05 04:20:31 EDT 2015 #?? #deai #??? #??? Corte dice que Ecuador debe pagar a Chevron $us 96 MM - La Razón (Bolivia) http://t.co/7fQYPMzwJT
From @BoliviaYa on Wed Aug 05 04:20:22 EDT 2015 Bolivia muestra dos patrones en producción agroalimentaria ? http://t.co/NPz0QQb0EI http://t.co/gTDAki4dkj
From @BtzMedina on Wed Aug 05 04:20:14 EDT 2015 RT @boliviacolores: #Bolivia La ciudad se pinta de rojo, amarillo y verde http://t.co/vx6Dyj58ra
From @boliviacolores on Wed Aug 05 04:19:29 EDT 2015 #Bolivia La ciudad se pinta de rojo, amarillo y verde http://t.co/vx6Dyj58ra
From @boliviacolores on Wed Aug 05 04:19:29 EDT 2015 #Bolivia Retoman poco a poco las clases en la universidad http://t.co/v5DV479soz
From @boliviacolores on Wed Aug 05 04:19:29 EDT 2015 #Bolivia TCP avala otras 49 cartas orgánicas municipales http://t.co/tivNxZQ4wI
From @boliviacolores on Wed Aug 05 04:19:29 EDT 2015 #Bolivia Incendio en local causó alarma http://t.co/nLAu4vN1oJ