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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: Daily MailWed, 20 Aug 2014 05:40:25 -0700
A 15000ft descent, sheer drops and 300 deaths a year: Welcome to Bolivia's ...

It begins at 15,400 feet and for an estimated 300 people a year ends in the loss of their life, yet Bolivia's North Yungus Road - better known as 'The Death Road' - is among the nation's biggest drawcards for thrill-seeking tourists. Dubbed 'El Camino ...   read full story

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Publisher: Latin TimesWed, 20 Aug 2014 13:08:09 -0700
Bolivia's Death Road At 15000 Feet Has Taken Toll Of 300 Deaths A Year read full story
Publisher: Mirror.co.ukWed, 20 Aug 2014 12:04:08 -0700
Death Road: World's most dangerous highway where 300 people plunge into ... read full story


Publisher: Reuters UKThu, 21 Aug 2014 12:07:30 -0700
Bolivia says has deal to pay Pan American for 2009 expropriation

Bolivia's government seized control of natural gas producer Chaco from Pan American in January 2009 after talks over a share transfer broke down. Chaco is currently a unit of Bolivian state-owned firm YPFB. Before it was expropriated, YPFB held 49 ...   read full story

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Publisher: Upstream OnlineThu, 21 Aug 2014 14:33:45 -0700
Bolivia 'reaches deal' with PAE for seizure read full story


Publisher: Columbus DispatchThu, 21 Aug 2014 03:55:42 -0700
Cable cars connect the richest, poorest in Bolivia

Bolivia, South America's poorest country, recently launched its first communications satellite to much fanfare about the country's progress. But many Bolivians have embraced the cable cars, closer to the ground, with more sustained enthusiasm as a ...   read full story


Publisher: euronewsMon, 18 Aug 2014 03:30:00 -0700
The blessing of the dogs in Bolivia

Saint Roch is the patron Saint of dogs. In the Bolivian city of El Alto, a special outdoor mass was held on Saint Roch's Day to celebrate. There were processions through the streets of the city, as dozens of dog owners gathered to have their pets ...   read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @cerucarp on Thu Aug 21 19:56:24 EDT 2014 Cantemos todos que la boka esta de luto que son todos negros putos de bolivia y paraguay(8
From @_bernalis_K_ on Thu Aug 21 19:56:20 EDT 2014 RT @Charly_10: @ken_y_official TARIJA bolivia
From @Jeffry_x6 on Thu Aug 21 19:56:11 EDT 2014 Ochoa, Guardado y 'Gio' convocados por México para enfrentar a Chile y Bolivia: Tanto Ochoa, como Guardado y Dos Santos participaron ...
From @LaRazon_Bolivia on Thu Aug 21 19:56:11 EDT 2014 Fred amenaza con no jugar próximo partido de Fluminense tras insultos de hinchas http://t.co/UbahcimBpq
From @kassanmoor on Thu Aug 21 19:56:09 EDT 2014 Just posted a photo @ Cobija - Dep. Pando, Bolívia. http://t.co/reCBQahbi1
From @GinTonica on Thu Aug 21 19:56:01 EDT 2014 Vai acabar que nem na Bolívia. Privatizando até a água.
From @ken_y_official on Thu Aug 21 19:56:00 EDT 2014 RT @P4M3LITA: @ken_y_official awwww soy tu fans fiel de BOLIVIA meresco un pesacito de tu amor!!!!!
From @RcarielloC on Thu Aug 21 19:55:59 EDT 2014 Cosas de la Revolución B: Colombia,Euador,Perú ,Bolivia y Nicaragua tienen mejor calidad de vida q nuestro País. A pesar de ??
From @GabiBarreto15 on Thu Aug 21 19:55:56 EDT 2014 RT @Charangonena: TE QUIERO YO Y TU A MI, VAMOS HASTA BOLIVIA EN REMIS
From @MariaMODG on Thu Aug 21 19:55:47 EDT 2014 RT @UN: For this week's #TBT listen to Marlon Brando narrate the @UN work in 1956 to provide safe drinking water in Bolivia http://t.co/xkZ?
From @zarrydrxg on Thu Aug 21 19:55:34 EDT 2014 RT @niallfckerz: camila cabello tiene cara de haber nacido en bolivia
From @LaRazon_Bolivia on Thu Aug 21 19:55:32 EDT 2014 Villarreal y Real Sociedad encarrilan su pase a grupos de Europa League http://t.co/iRdVmWEySp
From @BusquetsJoan on Thu Aug 21 19:55:28 EDT 2014 RT @2013Dakar: ?@Bolivia4x4: Organizadores del Dakar 2015 llegan en septiembre a Bolivia para afinar el recorrido http://t.co/vmnlxIsvk4
From @LeoH_Bolivia on Thu Aug 21 19:55:27 EDT 2014 @urihc_ comemorando empate contra goias que fase spkapskakpsakpskpakspakpsakspap
From @lenin_hugo on Thu Aug 21 19:55:26 EDT 2014 RT @Poder0brero: Foro de Sao Paulo en Bolivia: Un espaldarazo a la Patria Grande http://t.co/cs9p6pLOg8