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Bolivia

Country Name

The official name is the Plurinational State of Bolivia.

 

Location

  It is bordered to the north and east by Brazil, to the southeast by Paraguay,

to the south by Argentina, to the southwest by Chile, and to the northwest by 

Peru.

 

Reason for naming the country 

The name Bolivia comes from the Venezuelan military and political leader Simon Bolivar who led Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru and Colombia to independence from Spain in 1825. He was also officially the first president of Bolivia.

 

Capital

Sucre (constitutional capital)

La Paz (administrative capital).

 

Flag

Bolivia declared its independence from Spain on August 17, 1825.

 The Bolivian flag was designed in 1851.

It is made up of the three colors, Red, Green and Yellow.

The red symbolizes the Bolivian soldiers

, the green symbolizes the fertility

yellow is the country’s natural mineral deposits.
 

Language

Spanish is the main and official language in the State of Bolivia.

There is linguistic diversity in Bolivia as a result of its multiculturalism. The Constitution of Bolivia is officially recognized in 37 languages as well as Spanish since it includes many different European, American and Japanese nationalities, as well as English as the most unified language in the world.

The population also speaks Hindi because it is the most populous nation in Bolivia.

The main indigenous languages are Quechua, Aymara and Guarani.

 

Religion

Bolivia is a secular country according to the Bolivian constitutional referendum.

In the past, Roman Catholicism has been recognized as a religion of the state.

The Bolivian Constitution provides for religious freedom and the government has no record of repressing other religions.

There are also followers of the Jewish, Islamic, Buddhist and Baha'i faiths, as Bolivia has recorded a great number of atheists.

 

Currency

 Boliviano

 

Time Zone

-04:00 GMT

 

Government Regime

Republican presidential

 

Climate

Bolivia's climate is radically different from one ecological region to another, from the tropical regions of Eastern Yanos to the polar climate of the Andes. Summer is hot, humid in the east and dry in the west.

 

International Phone code

+591

 

Internet Code

.bo

 

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