Country Profile Bolivia

Jun 29, 2012 by Patricia Maroday

Country Profile BoliviaBolivia, 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
  • Government:  Republic
  • 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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I’m Mercatrade’s co-founder and enthusiastic team member. I blog, I travel and I love the the combination of marketing, technology and Latin America.

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