Facts About Bolivia!

Facts About Bolivia!

Posted by Connor Whelan on 28th Oct 2015

As it is the location of today’s featured project, we thought we would bring you a bit more information about Bolivia. Read up on our best facts about Bolivia!

Bolivia Language

In Bolivia the official languages of the state are diverse. Spanish is the most widely spoken language in the country, but there are also a number of indigenous languages. Aymara, Quechua, Chiquitano and Tupi are all prominent languages spoken throughout different areas of the country.

Bolivia Currency

In Bolivia the boliviano is used as the currency. It is divided into 100 cents or centavos in Spanish, so the denominations are the same as the British pound, meaning that it shouldn’t be too confusing to work costs out when you’re buying things in the country!

Bolivia Weather

The weather in Bolivia is separated into two very different seasons. The variations between the two mean that the Bolivia climate varies greatly. In the high season it is Bolivian winter and between May and October you can expect sunny days throughout the country. In the low season between November and April the weather can take a turn for the worst, so if travelling between these dates make sure you take your coat or umbrella!

The Capital of Bolivia

Bolivia’s capital is often the subject of some debate and confusion. Many people assume that what is probably Bolivia’s most well-known city La Paz is its capital. However this is not the case! The actual capital of Bolivia is Sucre. In 1899 there was a period of political upheaval in the country and it was eventually decided that La Paz would become the seat of the executive and legislative branches of the government, but Sucre would remain the home of the judicial branch and the capital!

The Population of Bolivia

Bolivia is South America’s 8th most populous country and with a population of just over 10 million people it is dwarfed by some of its larger neighbours!


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