BOLIVIA
FLAG COUNTRY FACT FILE

  • Population: 9.1 million (UN, 2005)
  • Capital: Sucre (official), La Paz (administrative)
  • Area: 1.1 million sq km (424,164 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, Guarani
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 62 years (men), 66 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 boliviano = 100 centavos
  • Main exports: Soyabeans, natural gas, zinc, gold, silver, lead, tin, antimony, wood, sugar
  • GNI per capita: US$960 (World Bank, 2005)
 
MAP WHAT WE THINK OF IT
Apart from Chris' illness in La Paz, we both really enjoyed Bolivia. It is such a varied country, from the mines to the salt flats.