Country Profile Bolivia
Jun 29, 2012 by
Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and countercoups.
Capital: La Paz
Population: 10,290,003 (July 2011 est.)
Currency: Boliviano (BOB)
Language: Spanish (official),Quechua (official),Aymara (official), English
Time zone: UTC-4
Chief of State: President Juan Evo MORALES Ayma
Country Dialing Code: +591
Emergency numbers: 110 to contact the police 118 for medical assistance
Voltage: 220V but can find some areas with 110V
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