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About Bolivia

Bolivia is a landlocked country in west central South America, bordered by Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Peru. With an area of 1,098,581 km² (424,164 sq mi) the country is about twice the size of Spain, or slightly less than three times the size of the U.S. state of Montana.

Bolivia has a population of 11.4 million people (est. 2015). The country is one of the states with two capitals:

La Paz (officially: Nuestra Señora de La Paz) is the seat of national executive, legislative, and electoral bodies; and

Sucre which is the legal capital and the seat of the judiciary.

Spoken languages are Spanish (official), Aymara, Quechua, Guaraní and 34 other native languages.


Map is showing Bolivia and the surrounding countries with international borders, the national capitals La Paz and Sucre, departmental capitals, major cities, main roads, railroads and major airports.

El Alto International Airport (IATA code: LPB) is Bolivia's main international airport, located in the city of El Alto, 13 km (8 mi) south west of La Paz.

Geography of Bolivia
Bolivia's geography offers some really interesting features. The country is still more rural than urban, but it has the highest capital cities in the world, La Paz lies at an altitude of 3640 m and Sucre at 2750 m, only surpassed by Ecuador's capital Quito (2850 m). Bolivia's capitals are situated on the Andean Plateau (Altiplano) in the western part of the country.

The Cordillera Occidental (the Western mountains)
The extinct stratovolcano Nevado Sajama (6,542 m or 21,463 ft) is Bolivia's highest peak, the mountain is situated in the Cordillera Occidental, a chain of dormant volcanoes and solfataras, volcanic vents emitting sulfurous gases. The mountain range in the west of the country forms the natural border with Chile and is part of the Andes.

The Cordillera Real
The mountain range in the Andean Plateau of Bolivia is located southeast of Lake Titicaca, and east of the Bolivian capital of La Paz, with a length of 125 km and 20 km in width. Within the range there are seven mountains with summits higher than 6,000 m.

Lake Titicaca
Titicaca is one of the highest elevation and largest lakes in South America, it is fed by five major rivers and more than 20 other smaller streams empty into the lake. Titicaca is is mutually governed by Bolivia and Peru.

The Beni savanna. The tropical ecoregion is also known as the Moxos plains, and covers an area in the lowlands of northern Bolivia of more than 3 times the size of Switzerland.

The sparsely populated Bolivian Chaco, part of the Gran Chaco, is a vast hot and semi-arid lowland region east of the Andes.


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Political Map of Bolivia
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Cities of Bolivia

The map shows the location of following Bolivian cities and towns:

Aiquile, Apolo, Ascención, Asunción, Camiri, Caranavi, Cobija, Cochabamba, Concepción, El Alto (the former suburb of La Paz is today one of Bolivia's largest and fastest-growing urban centers), Guaqui, La Paz (administrative capital), Las Petas, Loreto, Magdalena, Montero, Oruro, Potosí, Puerto Acosta, Puerto Heath, Puerto Suárez, Reyes, Riberalta, Roboré, San Borja, San Ignacio, San José de Chiquitos, Santa Ana, Santa Ana, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa del Sara, Sucre (constitutional capital), Tarabuco, Tarija, Trinidad, Uyuni, Viacha, Villa Montes, Villazón, Yucuiba,
More about Bolivia

Cities:
Satellite View and Map of La Paz
Satellite View and Map of Sucre

Country:
Satellite View and Map of Bolivia
Administrative Bolivia Map
Bolivia Country Profile
Bolivia in numbers
Key statistic figures Bolivia.
History of Bolivia

Continent:
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La Paz Current Weather Conditions



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