Bolivia, considered to be the “cosmic synthesis of the world”, is a country filled with contrast which dazzle any visitor.
You may see breathtaking sights within the country, such as the “Salar de Uyuni” (Uyuni Salt Lake) and Colorful Lagoons, and also places filled with natural beauty and an extensive bio-diversity such as the Madidi Park and the Pantanal (Wetlands). The Royal Mountain Range, the tropical forests of Cochabamba, the Amazon and the Pre-Hispanic hills of Beni. In addition to these natural attractions there are places of historical importance and equal beauty carefully preserved through the last two centuries, this includes the cities of Sucre and Potosi and the Jesuit Missions. In contrast, there is also the ancient and world renown ruins of Tiwanaku, the oldest culture of Latin America and the cradle of the Incan Empire.
The independent life of Bolivia began on August 6, 1825.
Bolivia has 8,274,325 inhabitants scattered through 1,098,581 km2 (424,194 square miles). Which represents about 8 inhabitants per square kilometer. .
The official language is Spanish, but the main-native languages of Bolivia are Aymara, Quechua and Guarani. Amerindians (mostly Aymaras and Quechuas) represent 52% of the population. The half-caste represent 27% of the population and the white population represent 21%. The “African-Bolivian” population (mostly descendants of slaves brought from Africa to work in the mines of Potosi) has a total of 20,000 people, most of whom live in the region of Yungas (Northern part of La Paz.)
110 y 220 volts, 50 cycles
|City||Climate (Min - Max)|
|Cochabamba||-2° C - 26° C|
|Sucre||-7° C - 19° C|
|La Paz||-5° C - 12° C|
|Potosi||-4° C - 14° C|
|Santa Cruz||15° C - 27° C|
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