Bolivia
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Bolivia - Physical geography

Area : 1 100 000 Km2
Water : 1.3 %
Lands under cultivation : 2 %
Wild pasture lands : 24 %
Forests : 48 %

Min. Height : 90 m (Rio Paraguay)
Max. Height : 6542 m (Nevado Sajama)


Bolivia - Climate
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Temperatures °C (degrees Celsius) in La Paz
Rainfall (mm) in La Paz
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Bolivia - People
Nationality : Bolivian
Main language(s) : Spanish (55%), Kechua (34%), Aymara (25%)

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Population (2005) : 9 185 000 people
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Density : 8.4 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 3.72 children / woman
Life expectancy : 65 years
Urban population : 64 %

Main cities :
1 100 000 people La Paz
915 000 people Santa Cruz
521 000 people Cochabamba
203 000 people Oruro
176 000 people Trinidad
164 000 people Sucre (capital)
123 000 people Potosi


Bolivia - Economy
Currency : Boliviano (BOB) = 100 Centavos
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 9.65 Bolivianos (BOB)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 8.07 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 879 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 9.27 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 1009 dollars


Bolivia - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Coca leaves (1)
- Chestnuts (5)
- Soya (10)
- Cocoa (21)
- Sugar cane (26)
- Coffee (30)
- Sheeps (28)
- Oxen
- Tin (4)
- Silver (11)
- Zinc (12)
- Gold (27)
- Deposits of gas (27)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS :
- Textiles
RECORDS :
- The largest lake in South America = Titicaca (8200 Km2 - height=3811 m). See also Bolivia and Peru.
- The highest village in the world = Chacaltaya (5 130 m).


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