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Plurinational State of Bolivia
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "¡La unión es la fuerza!" (Spanish)
"Unity is Strength!"[1]
Anthem: Himno Nacional de Bolivia  (Spanish)
Wiphala of Qullasuyu[nb 1]
Wiphala of Qullasuyu.
CapitalSucre[a]
Largest citySanta Cruz de la Sierra
17°48′S63°10′W / 17.800°S 63.167°W / -17.800; -63.167
Official languages[2] and 33 other native languages
Ethnic groups (2010[3])
DemonymBolivian
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutional republic
 - PresidentEvo Morales
 - Vice PresidentÁlvaro García Linera
LegislaturePlurinational Legislative Assembly
 - Upper houseSenate
 - Lower houseChamber of Deputies
Independence from Spain
 - Declared6 August 1825 
 - Recognized21 July 1847 
 - Current constitution7 February 2009 
Area
 - Total1,098,581 km2 (28th)
424,163 sq mi
 - Water (%)1.29
Population
 - 2014-03-25 estimate10,556,102[4] (83rd)
 - Density9/km2 (221st)
23/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
 - Total$69.979 billion[5] (91st)
 - Per capita$6,222[5]
GDP (nominal)2014 estimate
 - Total$34.083 billion[5] (96th)
 - Per capita$3,030[5]
Gini (2010)positive decrease 53[3]
high ·14th
HDI (2013)Steady 0.667[6]
medium ·113th
CurrencyBoliviano (BOB)
Time zoneBOT(UTC−4)
Drives on theright
Calling code+591
ISO 3166 codeBO
Internet TLD.bo
a.^ While Sucre is the constitutional capital, La Paz is the seat of the government. See below.
b.Quechua, Aymara and 34 other ethnic groups.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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