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Plurinational State of Bolivia

Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia  (Spanish)
Tetã Hetãvoregua Mborivia  (Guarani)
Wuliwya Suyu  (Aymara)
Puliwya Mamallaqta (Quechua)
Motto: "La Unión es la Fuerza" (Spanish)
"Unity is Strength"[1]
Anthem: "Himno Nacional de Bolivia" (Spanish)
Location of Bolivia (dark green) in South America (grey)
Location of Bolivia (dark green)

in South America (grey)

Location of Bolivia
CapitalSucre(constitutional and judicial)
La Paz(executive and legislative)
Largest citySanta Cruz
17°48′S63°10′W / 17.800°S 63.167°W / -17.800; -63.167
Official languages[2]
Ethnic groups
(2018[3])
Religion
(2018)[4]
88.9% Christianity
—70.0% Roman Catholic
—17.2% Protestant
—1.7% Other Christian
9.3% No religion
1.2% Other religions
0.6% No answer
Demonym(s)Bolivian
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutional republic
Luis Arce
David Choquehuanca
LegislaturePlurinational Legislative Assembly
Chamber of Senators
Chamber of Deputies
Independence 
from Spain
• Declared
6 August 1825
• Recognized
21 July 1847
14 November 1945
• Current constitution
7 February 2009
Area
• Total
1,098,581 km2 (424,164 sq mi) (27th)
• Water (%)
1.29
Population
• 2019[5] estimate
11,428,245 (83rd)
• Density
10.4/km2 (26.9/sq mi) (224th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$89.018 billion[6] (88th)
• Per capita
$7,790[6] (123rd)
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$40.687 billion[6] (90th)
• Per capita
$3,823[6] (117th)
Gini (2018)Positive decrease 42.2[7]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.703[8]
high · 114th
CurrencyBoliviano (BOB)
Time zoneUTC−4 (BOT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+591
ISO 3166 codeBO
Internet TLD.bo
  1. ^ While Sucre is the constitutional capital, La Paz is the seat of government and the executive capital. See below.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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