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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: USA TODAYWed, 20 May 2015 22:03:45 -0700
Revolt from indigenous base challenges Bolivia's Morales

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) ? Just months after President Evo Morales won re-election with a convincing three-fifths of the vote, Bolivia's first indigenous president is suddenly up against a formidable opposition. It comes not from the conservative business ...   read full story

Publisher: Smarter AnalystFri, 22 May 2015 05:56:15 -0700
Chile-Bolivia Land Dispute Has Long-Term Implications For Mining and Gas

But over the last years the dispute has reached its diplomatic peak with the presentation of Bolivia's case to the International Court of Justice of the United Nations at the Hague, Netherlands. Chile, on the other hand has presented its objections and ...   read full story

Publisher: Fox News LatinoThu, 21 May 2015 15:41:15 -0700
Almost 500 students, teachers poisoned in northern Bolivia

About 477 people, most of them children but including 34 teachers, were poisoned at breakfast in a school in the northern Bolivian city of Cobija, which borders on Brazil, medical authorities said Thursday. Roberto Galindo Hospital director Jhonny ...   read full story

Publisher: The IndependentWed, 20 May 2015 04:14:27 -0700
Bolivia turns its soldiers into bread makers during 48-hour bakers' strike - video

The strike began on Monday, and saw bakers take to the streets across Bolivia's major cities to protest against the government's scrapping of the flour subsidies. According to the bakers, the removal of the subsidy has doubled the cost of flour and ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Belleville News-DemocratTue, 19 May 2015 15:48:35 -0700
Bread strike has soldiers turned bakers in Bolivia read full story
Publisher: euronewsTue, 19 May 2015 22:15:00 -0700
Army brought in to break bread strike in Bolivia read full story
Publisher: Sydney Morning HeraldTue, 19 May 2015 22:03:45 -0700
Bolivia turns soldiers into bakers read full story

Bolivia Tweets

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