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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
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: CounterPunchFri, 30 Jan 2015 01:45:00 -0800
Nine Years of Paradox in Bolivia

Quecha women in their flat-topped straw monteras. Miss Bolivia Universo. Bigger-than-life eagle puppets. Charango players and marching bands. Dance groups in huge head dresses. Bolivia's glorious trícolor, blue MAS banderas, multi-colored wiphala ...   read full story

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Publisher: The Tico TimesThu, 29 Jan 2015 12:26:58 -0800
Bolivia's Evo Morales: Obama should lift the embargo and return Guantánamo ... read full story
Publisher: Sputnik InternationalFri, 30 Jan 2015 04:33:45 -0800
Bolivia's Morales Warns of Smear Campaigns Against Independent Media read full story

Publisher: The EconomistMon, 26 Jan 2015 04:53:57 -0800
Third time unlucky?

AGAINST the imposing ruins of Tiwanaku, capital of a pre-Inca empire, Evo Morales ceremonially began his third term in office as Bolivia's president on January 22nd. The immensely popular Mr Morales, the country's first leader of indigenous descent ...   read full story

Publisher: Indian Country Today Media NetworkFri, 23 Jan 2015 11:00:33 -0800
Evo Morales Begins Historic Third Term as President of Bolivia

Clad in a brown tunic and crimson hat adorned with gold, Evo Morales emerged from a stone door in the ancient city of Tiwanaku on January 21 to address the waiting crowd and begin his third term as president of Bolivia. The Bolivian constitution allows ...   read full story

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Publisher: Yahoo NewsThu, 22 Jan 2015 07:57:09 -0800
Bolivia's Morales sworn in for third term as president read full story
Publisher: (registration) (blog)Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:29:09 -0800
Bolivia: lower gas prices and Andean deities read full story
Publisher: MiamiHerald.comThu, 22 Jan 2015 15:39:22 -0800
US envoy expresses hope for normalized Bolivia ties read full story
Publisher: Fox News LatinoThu, 22 Jan 2015 09:34:56 -0800
Evo Morales begins 3rd term as president of Bolivia read full story
Publisher: teleSUR EnglishThu, 22 Jan 2015 11:07:30 -0800
Bolivia's Evo Morales Sworn in for New Presidential Term read full story

Publisher: Business News AmericasFri, 30 Jan 2015 07:45:00 -0800
Exterran lands compression contracts in Bolivia, Brazil

... produced in Latin America. This company profile is one of thousands of companies included in the BNamericas directory of active and up-and-coming companies, including Petrobras Brasil and Petrobras Bolivia . Contact us today! Phone:+56 (2) 2941-0300.   read full story

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Publisher: OilVoiceFri, 30 Jan 2015 05:30:00 -0800
Latin America contracts awarded to Exterran strengthen relationship with Petrobras read full story
Publisher: MarketWatchFri, 30 Jan 2015 04:00:00 -0800
Exterran Awarded Contracts in Latin America read full story

Bolivia Tweets

From @ENERGYREPORT21 on Fri Jan 30 14:56:50 EST 2015 Eólica, solar y geotérmica con gran potencial en Bolivia via @wordpressdotcom
From @Branahs on Fri Jan 30 14:56:45 EST 2015 RT @Earth_Pics: Where Earth meets the Sky, Bolivia
From @zorroyisus on Fri Jan 30 14:56:45 EST 2015 RT @OficialCobreloa: Hace instantes delantero Jair Reinoso finiquitó su contrato con Cobreloa. El jugador tiene opciones de jugar en Bolivi?
From @Giovann83003110 on Fri Jan 30 14:56:43 EST 2015 RT @ieisito_soifer: @MujeresA_HD es muy divertido :'( i sta @MicheilleSoifer la admiros desde Bolivia y #TuPuedesMichi nunk t dire #HastaL?
From @aempy_peru on Fri Jan 30 14:56:42 EST 2015 Costa Rica asesorará a Bolivia para desarrollar energía geotérmica
From @Carlita_Ward23 on Fri Jan 30 14:56:41 EST 2015 El sarna que me da Miss Bolivia y su canción ????
From @AGonzalezRioja on Fri Jan 30 14:56:40 EST 2015 #ViñaDelMar Pasión Andina de #Oruro #Bolivia ensayó para su actuación en #Chile @elfestival
From @MartinKanneman on Fri Jan 30 14:56:37 EST 2015 Quien en el mundo es Miss Bolivia? o.O
From @antito_daniele on Fri Jan 30 14:56:34 EST 2015 Miss bolivia keeeeesto la BIYAAAA
From @OriaanaGomez on Fri Jan 30 14:56:34 EST 2015 le veo una pinta de Miss bolivia a esta mina
From @PimH83 on Fri Jan 30 14:56:26 EST 2015 RT @Earth_Pics: Where Earth meets the Sky, Bolivia
From @PSH_BOLIVIA on Fri Jan 30 14:56:24 EST 2015 ?Foto?2015/01/30 ? Actualización de Rapido en Weibo cr: RAPIDO_CHINA -BoiceEelsStarlightAngels-...
From @xEVRST on Fri Jan 30 14:56:22 EST 2015 RT @Earth_Pics: Where Earth meets the Sky, Bolivia
From @GemWilcock on Fri Jan 30 14:56:22 EST 2015 @lesleyjones a very rickety bus journey through Bolivia. I had a sickness bug and was bounced up and down as I threw up in the toilet!
From @directorliceo on Fri Jan 30 14:56:22 EST 2015 RT @JorgeTarud: ?@Tarud2018: Diputado @JorgeTarud en conferencia de prensa. comparto seguir cuerdas separadas con?