Republic of Bolivia Google maps and facts
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Facts about Bolivia
|Administrative divisions:||9 departments (departamentos , singular - departamento); Beni , Chuquisaca , Cochabamba , La Paz , Oruro , Pando , Potosi , Santa Cruz , Tarija|
|Area:||total: 1 ,098 ,580 sq km land: 1 ,084 ,390 sq km water: 14 ,190 sq km|
|Background:||Bolivia , named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR , broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and countercoups. Democratic civilian rule was established in 1982 , but leaders have faced difficult problems of deep-seated poverty , social unrest , and illegal drug production. In December 2005 , Bolivians elected Movement Toward Socialism leader Evo MORALES president - by the widest margin of any leader since the restoration of civilian rule in 1982 - after he ran on a promise to change the country's traditional political class and empower the nation's poor majority. However , since taking office , his controversial strategies have exacerbated racial and economic tensions between the Amerindian populations of the Andean west and the non-indigenous communities of the eastern lowlands.|
|Flag description:||three equal horizontal bands of red (top) , yellow , and green with the coat of arms centered on the yellow band note: similar to the flag of Ghana , which has a large black five-pointed star centered in the yellow band|
|Capital:||name: La Paz (administrative capital) geographic coordinates: 16 30 S , 68 09 W time difference: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) note: Sucre (constitutional capital)|
|Climate:||varies with altitude; humid and tropical to cold and semiarid|
|Currency code:||boliviano (BOB)|
|Ethnic groups:||Quechua 30% , mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry) 30% , Aymara 25% , white 15%|
|Geographic coordinates:||17 00 S , 65 00 W|
|Geography note:||landlocked; shares control of Lago Titicaca , world's highest navigable lake (elevation 3 ,805 m) , with Peru|
|Imports partners:||Brazil 30% , Argentina 16.4% , Chile 10.4% , US 9.7% , Peru 8.1% (2007)|
|Internet country code:||.bo|
|Land boundaries:||0 km (landlocked)|
|Neighbouring countries:||total: 6 ,940 km border countries: Argentina 832 km , Brazil 3 ,423 km , Chile 860 km , Paraguay 750 km , Peru 1 ,075 km|
|Languages:||Spanish 60.7% (official) , Quechua 21.2% (official) , Aymara 14.6% (official) , foreign languages 2.4% , other 1.2% (2001 census)|
|Location:||Central South America , southwest of Brazil|
|Map references:||South America|
|National holiday:||Independence Day , 6 August (1825)|
|Nationality:||noun: Bolivian(s) adjective: Bolivian|
|Natural hazards:||flooding in the northeast (March-April)|
|Population:||9 ,247 ,816 (July 2008 est.)|
|Religions:||Roman Catholic 95% , Protestant (Evangelical Methodist) 5%|
|Terrain:||rugged Andes Mountains with a highland plateau (Altiplano) , hills , lowland plains of the Amazon Basin|
|Unemployment rate:||7.5% in urban areas; widespread underemployment (2007 est.)|
Capital of Republic of Bolivia
Sucre (click to view Sucre map)
Places in Bolivia
Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Bolivia. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.
Department of Cochabamba (579 google map locations)
Department of El Beni (517 google map locations)
Department of La Paz (2084 google map locations)
Department of Oruro (700 google map locations)
Department of Potosí (2016 google map locations)
Department of Santa Cruz (1383 google map locations)
Department of Tarija (566 google map locations)
Random cities in BoliviaSucre, the capital city of Bolivia.
Puerto del Carmen
Monte Bello Viejo
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