• Officially: Plurinational State of Bolivia
  • Capital: Sucre (official), La Paz (administrative)

Facts

  • Population: 10.8 million
  • Languages: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, Guarani
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 66 years (men), 71 years (women)
  • Currency: boliviano

Geography

  • Area: 1.1 million sq km (424,164 sq miles)
  • Landlocked

Notes

  • Indigenous people make up around two-thirds of the population
  • The country has the second-largest reserves of natural gas in South America
  • One of the world’s largest producers of coca, the raw material for cocaine

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