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
Capital: Sucre (Administrative)
La Paz

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Official Language(s)

Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, Guarani, All other indigenous languages
Secondary Languages:

Resources

Tin, Natural gas, Petroleum, Zinc, Tungsten, Antimony, Silver, Iron, Lead, Gold, Timber, Hydropower

Neighbors

Chile (Southwest), Peru (Northwest), Brazil (Northeast), Paraguay (Southeast), Argentina (South)

Ethnic groups

Mestizo (30%), Quechua(29%), Aymara (24%), White (15%)

People

Est. Population:

10,969,649

Demonym:

Bolivian

Religions:

Roman Catholic (76.8%)
Evangelical and Pentecostal (8.1%)
Protestant (7.9%)

Largest City:

Santa Cruz de Sierra (1,441,406)

Other Cities:

El Alto (842,378)
La Paz (757,184)
Cochabamba (630,587)
Oruro (264,683)
Sucre (237,480)

Geography

Region:

Central South America

Bodies of Water:

None (Landlocked)

Total Area:

1,098,581 km2 (98.6% land, 1.4% water)

Total Land:

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 Disasters

Flooding
Volcanic activity

Government

Type:

Republic

Head of State and Government:

President Juan Evo Morales Ayma

Admin. Divisions

9 Departments

Independence:

6 August 1825 (from Spain)

Nat'l Symbol:

Llama

Nat'l Anthem:

Canción Patriótica

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$7,000 (USD)

Currency

Bs (Boliviano)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = Bs (Boliviano)6.90

Communication

Internet Code

.bo

Telephone Code

+591

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Cultural Notes

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.

Sources

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