interesting facts about Bolivia


interesting facts about Bolivia:

Capital : Sucre
People :  Bolivian
Population : 11,099,792
Population Ranking  : 83
Area  :  1,098,581 sq km
Density :  10
Currency : Boliviano
Median age :  24.3 years
Language : Spanish, Aymara, Quechua
H.S.P : 126

Country Surrouded by

Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Argentina

interesting facts about Bolivia

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  • The name Bolivia come 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

  • At 3650 meters above sea level , La Pas is unofficially the highest capital city i the World . The official capital is Sucre but working capital is in La Paz

  • 'Bolivia" is home to Salar De Uyuni, The largest mirror on Earth

  • Salar de Uyuni is an enormous 10582 sq km in size, making Bolivia home to the largest salt flats in the world

  • Bolivia in one of two landlocked South American countries the other being Paraguay

  • Lake Titicaca which straddles the border between Peru and Bolivia is the world's highest navigable lake. It site 3812 meters above sea level and is also South America's largest lake by volume

  • A clock on the National Congress building in the main square of La Paz runs backwards to remind citizens to think differently

  • Madidi National Park with an area of 18,958 sp km is  part of one of the largest protected areas in the world

  • A hotel in Bolivia- The Hotel Luna Salad- is built entirely from salt blocks including the interior and the furniture
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