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Bolivia Facts

  • Name: Bolivia
    (long form) Republic of Bolivia
  • Capital City: La Paz (877,363 pop.)
    (2,364,235 metro)
  • Bolivia Population: 10,461,053 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Bolivia Boliviano
    (conversion rates)

    Boliviano
    Five Hundred Bolivia Boliviano
  • Ethnicity: Quechua 30%, mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry) 30%, Aymara 25%, white 15%
  • GDP total: $56.14 billion (2012 est)
  • GDP per capita: $5,200 (2012 est)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Spanish 60.7% (official), Quechua 21.2% (official), Aymara 14.6% (official), foreign languages 2.4%, other 1.2% (2001 census)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) La Paz, Santa Cruz, Cochabamba, Oruro, Sucre, Tarija, Potosi, Quillacollo
  • Name: The name Bolivia is dervied from the surname of Simon Bolivar.
  • National Day: August 6
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 95%, Protestant (Evangelical Methodist) 5%
  • Symbols

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