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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: BBC NewsMon, 20 Oct 2014 05:44:59 -0700
Bolivia electoral court confirms Evo Morales's poll win

Bolivia's top electoral court has confirmed President Evo Morales's victory in the presidential polls of 12 October. Mr Morales of the left-wing Movement Toward Socialism got 61% of the vote, comfortably beating his closest rival, centre-right ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Economist (blog)Thu, 16 Oct 2014 06:15:37 -0700
Vehicles in Bolivia read full story
Publisher: Hurriyet Daily NewsMon, 20 Oct 2014 05:11:15 -0700
GWYNNE DYER > Bolivia and Brazil read full story
Publisher: ABC NewsSun, 19 Oct 2014 09:35:34 -0700
Now It's Official: Bolivia's Morales Re-Elected read full story
Publisher: Al Jazeera AmericaTue, 21 Oct 2014 05:33:03 -0700
Evo Morales' incomplete legacy read full story
Publisher: Lethbridge HeraldSat, 18 Oct 2014 23:11:15 -0700
What's the secret in Bolivia, Brazil? read full story
Publisher: Yahoo NewsSat, 18 Oct 2014 19:38:00 -0700
Bolivia's Morales wins reelection with 61 percent read full story


Publisher: The Providence JournalTue, 21 Oct 2014 21:52:30 -0700
Teo Ballve: Bolivia embodies failure of U.S. policy

After his military service, Morales settled in Bolivia's tropical lowlands, the only place his family could afford land. At the time, the country became a laboratory for the package of radical free-market reforms that were eventually adopted throughout ...   read full story

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Publisher: teleSUR EnglishMon, 20 Oct 2014 21:30:00 -0700
Evo Morales' Victory Demonstrates How Much Bolivia Has Changed read full story


Publisher: Christian Science MonitorTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0700
Why Bolivia could be the new hub for regional drug trafficking

Bolivia currently provides both and finds itself at the heart of a new criminal dynamic that threatens national and citizen security in this landlocked Andean nation. This new criminal dynamic centers on the changing patterns of drug consumption in the ...   read full story


Publisher: Venezuelanalysis.comMon, 20 Oct 2014 08:33:45 -0700
Bolivia-Venezuela Comparisons Should be Very Helpful to Radical Chavistas

Emersberger responds to the recent opinion article ?Paralysed Venezuela vs Thriving Bolivia?, arguing: ?Maduro's government, like that of Chavez before him, is facing an economic war and other forms of destabilization. The lesson from Bolivia isn't ...   read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @JORNADA_ on Wed Oct 22 05:33:19 EDT 2014 Bolivia | Policía reporta dos fallecidos y 28 heridos en tres accidentes http://t.co/tPHwandYVJ
From @JORNADA_ on Wed Oct 22 05:33:05 EDT 2014 Bolivia | Aplazan hasta noviembre juicio contra magistradas del Tribunal Constitucional http://t.co/EENWr5xohF
From @JORNADA_ on Wed Oct 22 05:32:52 EDT 2014 Economía | Bolivia batirá récord en exportación de quinua con 200 millones de dólares http://t.co/5s6PYIR9G0
From @AteQdoBrasil on Wed Oct 22 05:32:28 EDT 2014 RT @Lettradus: O Brasil, vencendo o Comunismo do PT - que Deus nos ajude - pode livrar os pobres cubanos de sua Ditadura. E também a Venezu?
From @IdafeMartin on Wed Oct 22 05:32:20 EDT 2014 Población extranjera en España por origen: Italia 180.643 Bulgaria 151.128 Bolivia 149.949 Alemania 138.917 Portugal 109.390 Francia 102.858
From @EdifAmb on Wed Oct 22 05:32:09 EDT 2014 Química, Meio Ambiente e Edificações: O Planejamento de Hidroelétricas - Bolivia http://t.co/HwHzsWHc6v
From @RioOrinoco26 on Wed Oct 22 05:31:19 EDT 2014 Venezuela e Bolivia: così uguali, così diversi - Il Fatto Quotidiano http://t.co/8RaGm58eE7 vía @fattoquotidiano @ChuoTorrealba
From @RutadelaLuz on Wed Oct 22 05:31:02 EDT 2014 Desde Bolivia nos llegan las fotos de las primeras revisiones realizadas. http://t.co/2Bxw6GAQew
From @EnlacesBolivia on Wed Oct 22 05:30:51 EDT 2014 La cotización de los minerales bajó hasta en 28,8% durante el último año http://t.co/RWKrcmti37 #Bolivia
From @AntVigo92 on Wed Oct 22 05:30:29 EDT 2014 Ahora tenemos cortada Pizarro frente al Xeral, lineas desviadas por Venezuela o Bolivia
From @Agencia_Bolivia on Wed Oct 22 05:30:17 EDT 2014 Hearthstone for #iPhone and #Android phones slips to early 2015 - Polygon : http://t.co/GL8rdiwPrG
From @MidshipmanUy on Wed Oct 22 05:29:54 EDT 2014 "@33eduardo33alta: Trabajo infantil en el mundo http://t.co/KvSMq6HeEB" << Avisenle a #Evo #Morales en #Bolivia
From @exploretravel1 on Wed Oct 22 05:29:40 EDT 2014 Bolivia - BENI FLOOD DISASTOR 2014 http://t.co/jz4rtg7cWx
From @xlramses on Wed Oct 22 05:29:29 EDT 2014 RT @OLGATANON1313: Para ser artistas los sacrificios también son muchos . Aquí saliendo de el show en el Bello Bolivia justo a mi... http:/?
From @TheGeorgePoole on Wed Oct 22 05:29:00 EDT 2014 Following the 3 B's like I follow your mum at night; Banter, B1rdz and Bolivia #ShaggingAroundTheGlobe #AlwaysInYourBushes