Republic of Bolivia is located in the center of the South American Continent, with a population of 10,290,003, making it the 83rd
largest national population. Its constitutional capital is
Sucre and its administrative capital and largest city is La Paz with a total
population of 2,364,235. The country encompasses 1,098,580 square kilometers making it the 28th largest country in total area.
It shares boundaries with Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Chile and Peru.

President Juan Evo Morales Ayma is recognized as the Chief of State and Head of Government and, along with Vice President
Alvaro Garcia Linera, achieves that status through popular vote and holds that position for a single five-year term. Its form of
government is a republic and they celebrate the creation of their constitution on 2nd of February 1967.

The languages commonly or officially spoken are Spanish, Quechua and Aymara. It counts among its major religions Roman
Catholic and Protestant. As sources of mass communication it has 171 AM, 73 FM, 77 Short Wave and 48 Television stations.

Major geographical features are Nevado Sajama, its highest point at 6,542 meters and Rio Paraguay, its lowest point at 90
meters. Its principal waterways are the Guapore River, San Pablo River and the Rio Paraguay, which measure 10,000 kilometers.

Major industries providing for the bulk of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are mining, smelting, petroleum, food and
beverages, tobacco, handicrafts and clothing. Its official currency is the Boliviano.

Here’s something you may not know about Bolivia. Bolivia has two capitals. Sucre is the constitutional capital of Bolivia and La
Paz is the administrative capital.
Bolivian Child
Rio Guapore
Bolivian cuisine
Howler Monkey
drinking Coke
La Paz- Bolivia's
administrative capital
and largest city
Nevado Sajama-
Bolivia's highest and
easternmost point on
the border with Chile
Sucre- Bolivia's
constitutional capital
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Rio Paraguay at the
confluence of the Rio
Parana- Bolivia's
lowest point
The Rio San Pablo
River the town of San
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Adult Prevalence Rate:

People Living with HIV/AIDS:

HIV/AIDS Deaths:
0.2% (2009 est.)


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Bolivian woman in
traditional clothing
Chuletas de cerdo en
salsa de naranja y
pimentos- a traditional
Bolivian dish of pork
chops with orange
Isla del Sol on Lake
Titicaca on Bolivia's
border with Peru
Laguna Verde and
Volcano Licancabur on
the Chile/Bolivia border
Villazon on the Bolivian
frontier with Argentina
Rio Pimento on
Bolivia's border with
Celebration in Cojiba
with the opening of a
bridge connecting
Bolivia to Brazil
Bermejo- Bolivia's
southernmost point on
the border with
Manoa on the Rio
Abuna- Bolivia's
northernmost point on
the border with Brazil
Laguna Caceres at
Puerto Suarez-
Bolivia's easternmost
point on the border
with Brazil
Pantanal Wetlands on
Bolivia's border with