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Plurinational State of Bolivia
Motto: "La Unión es la Fuerza" ()
"Unity is Strength"[1]
Anthem: Himno Nacional de Bolivia  (Spanish)
Location of Bolivia
CapitalSucre, La Paz[1]
Largest citySanta Cruz de la Sierra
17°48′S63°10′W / 17.800°S 63.167°W / -17.800; -63.167
Official languages[2]
Ethnic groups(2009[3])
DemonymBolivian
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutional republic
Evo Morales
Álvaro García Linera
LegislaturePlurinational Legislative Assembly
Senate
Chamber of Deputies
Independence from Spain
• Declared
6 August 1825
• Recognized
21 July 1847
• Current constitution
7 February 2009
Area
• Total
1,098,581 km2 (424,164 sq mi) (28th)
• Water (%)
1.29
Population
• 2015 estimate
11,410,651[4] (83rd)
• Density
10.4/km2 (26.9/sq mi) (221st)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$83.608 billion[5] (91st)
• Per capita
$7,552[5] (119th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$39.267 billion[5] (96th)
• Per capita
$3,546[5] (119th)
Gini (2014)Negative increase 48.4[6]
high
HDI (2015)Steady 0.674[7]
medium · 118th
CurrencyBoliviano (BOB)
Time zoneBOT(UTC−4)
Drives on theright
Calling code+591
ISO 3166 codeBO
Internet TLD.bo
  1. ^ While Sucre is the constitutional capital, La Paz is the seat of the government, as member of the UCCI, as the de facto capital. See below.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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