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Bolivia

Official English Name: Plurinational State of Bolivia

Official Local Name(s): Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (Spanish), Buliwya Mamallaqta (Quechua),Wuliwya Suyu (Aymara), Tetã Volívia (Guarani)

Common English Name: Bolivia

Capitals: Sucre (Administrative), La Paz

REGION
Central South America
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Chile (Southwest)
Peru (Northwest)
Brazil (Northeast)
Paraguay (Southeast)
Argentina (South)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
None (Landlocked)
TOTAL AREA
1,098,581 km2 (98.6% land, 1.4% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
7,252 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
0 km (Landlocked)
CLIMATE
Tropical in lower altitudes
Semiarid and cold in higher altitudes
TERRAIN
Rugged mountains
Plateau
Hills
Lowland plains
HIGHEST POINT
Nevado Sajama (6,542 m)
LOWEST POINT
Rio Paraguay (90 m)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Tin
Natural gas
Petroleum
Zinc
Tungsten
Antimony
Silver
Iron
Lead
Gold
Timber
Hydropower
NATURAL DISASTERS
Flooding
Volcanic activity
DEMONYM
Bolivian
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Mestizo (30%)
Quechua(29%)
Aymara (24%)
White (15%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Spanish
Quechua
Aymara
Guarani
All other indigenous languages
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Roman Catholic (76.8%)
Evangelical and Pentecostal (8.1%)
Protestant (7.9%)
POPULATION
10,969,649
LARGEST CITY
Santa Cruz de Sierra (1,441,406)
OTHER MAJOR CITIES
El Alto (842,378)
La Paz (757,184)
Cochabamba (630,587)
Oruro (264,683)
Sucre (237,480)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Republic
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT
President Juan Evo Morales Ayma
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
9 Departments
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
6 August 1825 (from Spain)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Llama
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Canción Patriótica
GDP PER CAPITA
$7,000 (USD)
CURRENCY
Bs (Boliviano)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = Bs.6.95
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.bo
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+591

Many of the religious activities in Bolivia are usually run and organized by the females in the community.

Lunch is considered to be the most important meal of the day, so many Bolivians take very long lunch breaks.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bl.html (Majority of information)

https://www.britannica.com/place/Bolivia/Animal-life#toc21682 (Ethnicity data)

http://censosbolivia.ine.gob.bo/censofichacomunidad/ (City population)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 28 October 2016