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Where is Bolivia?

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Located in the continent of South America, Bolivia covers 1,083,301 square kilometers of land and 15,280 square kilometers of water, making it the 28th largest nation in the world with a total area of 1,098,581 square kilometers.

Bolivia became an independent state in 1825, after gaining its sovereignty from Spain. The population of Bolivia is 10,290,003 (2012) and the nation has a density of 9 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Bolivia is the Boliviano (BOB). As well, the people of Bolivia are refered to as Bolivian.

The dialing code for the country is 591 and the top level internet domain for Bolivian sites is .bo.

Bolivia shares land borders with 5 countries: Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, Chile, Brazil.

To learn more, visit our detailed Bolivia section.

Quick facts

Population 10,290,003
Density 9.5 / km2 ( 24.6 / mi2 )
Language Spanish
Independence Year 1825
Capital Sucre (Chuquisaca)
Currency Boliviano
GDP 34,175,832,127 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 3,321 (2014 data)
Land Area 1,083,301 km2 (418,265 mi2)
Water Area 15,280 km2 (5,900 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Argentina, Paraguay, Chile, Peru, Brazil
Minimum Longitude -69.640
Maximum Longitude -57.460
Mininum Latitude -22.900
Maximum Latitude -9.680

What is the capital of Bolivia?

map showing the location of Bolivia
Location of Sucre on a map.

Sucre is the capital city of Bolivia. It has a population of 224,838, and is located on a latitue of -19.03 and longitude of -65.26.

Sucre is also the political center of Bolivia, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.

Quick Facts About Sucre, the Capital Of Bolivia

City Sucre
Country Bolivia
Population 224,838
Longitude -65.26274000
Latitude -19.03332000
Elevation 2798 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Bolivia

Rank City Population
#1Santa Cruz de la Sierra1,364,389
#2Cochabamba900,414
#3La Paz812,799
#4Sucre224,838
#5Oruro208,684
#6Tarija159,269
#7Potosi141,251
#8Montero88,616
#9Trinidad84,259
#10Yacuiba82,803
#11Riberalta74,014

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This page was last modified on October 2, 2015.