President: Evo Morales (2006)
Historic and Judicial Capital: Sucre
Administrative Capital: La Paz
Monetary Unit: Boliviano
Total Land Area: 424,164 sq mi
Population (2012): 9,947,418
Most Populous Cities: La Paz 1,642,100, Santa Cruz 1,584,000, Cochabamba 815,800,
El Alto 728, 800, Sucre 281,000
Ethnicity/Race: Quechua 30%, Mestizo 30%, Aymara 25%, White 15%
Official Languages: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, Guarani
Religion: Roman Catholic 95% (no national religion)
- Lake Titicaca, at an altitude of 12,507 ft., is the highest commercially navigable body of water in the world
- 60% of Bolivia is Amazonian jungle.
- La Paz, at an altitude of 11,910 ft is the highest administrative capital in the world.
- Bolivia is the largest exporter of quinoa.