BOLIVIA


CAPITAL:
La Paz

LANGUAGES:

Spanish (official) 60.7%, Quechua (official) 21.2%, Aymara (official) 14.6%, foreign languages 2.4%, other 1.2% (2001 census)

POPULATION:

10,118,683

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LOCATION: Central South America, southwest of Brazil

CLIMATE: Varies with altitude; humid and tropical to cold and semiarid.



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Bordering Countries:

Argentina 832 km, Brazil 3,423 km, Chile 860 km, Paraguay 750 km, Peru 1,075 km

Land Area:

1,083,301 square kilometres

Water Area:

15,280 square kilometres

Total Area:

1,098,581 square kilometres

Major Cities - Population:

LA PAZ (capital) 1.642 million; Santa Cruz 1.584 million; Sucre 281,000 (2009)