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Bolivia is a country on the South American continent.

Capital : Sucre
Language :  Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Currency :  Boliviano
Population : 10 985 059
Area : 1 098 581  km2

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Bolivia facts

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. This country has more than 1,207,000 motor vehicles (106 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .bo . There are over 10,060 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the extension .bo are google.com.bo, luo.bo and gob.bo.

4. In this country there are more than 80 488 km of paved roads (0.13% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 855 airports, 21 of the paved surface.

6. In this country there are more than 3 652 km of railway tracks.

7. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 1.8 Mb / s and the maximum 13.9 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

8. Full name of the country – Multinational State of Bolivia.

9. Political system – republic.


Geography in Bolivia

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1. Solar de Uyuni is the largest salt cell in the world.

2. On the building of the Bolivian parliament there is a clock in which the tips are turning in the opposite direction.

3. Bolivia borders with such countries as: Argentina 832 km, Brazil 3 423 km, Chile 860 km, Paraguay 750 km, Peru 1 075 km.

4. Poopó Lake, the second of the largest lakes in Bolivia has completely dried up, transforming into deserts where fishing boats have remained.

5. Yungas Roda – The Death Road from Coroico to La Paz is one of the most dangerous roads in the world. About 250 people die there annually.

6. The lowest situated place in the country is the Paraguay River – 90 m above sea level.

7. La Paz is the highest located capital in the world. It is located at an altitude of over 3,600 m above sea level.

8. The country is 3.5 times bigger than Poland.

9. The longest river is Mamoré, 1 900 km.

10. The highest peak is Sajama 6520 m above sea level.

11. There are 370550 km2 of agricultural land in Bolivia (34% of the country).

12. Colquechaca is the highest located city in the country.

13. 581996 km2 of the country is covered by forests (53.7%)

82. The nearest capital in a straight line from La Paz is Lima (Peru) – 1078 km.

83. The furthest capital city in a straight line from La Paz is Hanoi (Vietnam) – 19206 km.


Finance in Bolivia

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1. The minimum wage is 1 440 boliviano per month, plus the obligatory bonus for holidays depending on the number of hours worked (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in Bolivia is 25%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 25% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 13% (2018).

5. The level of inflation in 2018 is 3.2%.

6. Produkt krajowy brutto (PKB)…
– w 2015 roku wynosi $37 313 000 000 (159 699 640 000 zł),
– w 2018 roku wynosi $37 510 000 000 (160 542 800 000 zł).

7. Dług wewnętrzny na początku…
2015 roku wynosił 32,4% PKB, czyli około: $12 089 412 000 (51 742 683 360 zł),
2018 roku wynosił 45,7% PKB, czyli około: $17 142 070 000 (73 368 059 600 zł). Żeby go spłacić, każdy z obywateli musiał by dać około $1 502 (6 430 zł).

8. Foreign debt at the beginning of …
2015 was around: $ 8 228 000 000 ,
2018 year is around: $ 310,000,000 .

9. The country has 2018 over $7,530,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.13% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

10. Bolivia has 42,500 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Bolivia

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1. Built-up speed allowed is 40 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 80 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 25% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 13% (2018).

6. According to the Bolivian law, if the mother goes to prison, her child goes to her for a transfer.

7. In this country, women can get married at the age of 14 (with the consent of their parents), and men aged 16.

8. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 50 days.

9. The last death penalty was made in 1974.


Education in Bolivia

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 8 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 87.

4. In this country there are 4.3% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 490 658 people).


Work in Bolivia

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1. The minimum wage is 1 440 boliviano per month, plus the obligatory bonus for holidays depending on the number of hours worked (data from 2014).

2. The amount of income tax in Bolivia is 25%.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.1% .

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 25% (2018).

5. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 50 days.

6. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Bolivia

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1. As much as 43% of the global lithium resource is in Bolivia.

2. The lowest situated place in the country is the Paraguay River – 90 m above sea level.

3. The most deadly disease in this country is tuberculosis.

4. The longest river is Mamoré, 1 900 km.

5. The highest peak is Sajama 6520 m above sea level.

6. Colquechaca is the highest located city in the country.

7. The lowest temperature: -25,7 °C was measured in Uyuni.

8. The highest temperature: 46.7 °C was measured at Villamontes.


Army in Bolivia

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1. Pozycja w zestawieniu najlepszych armii świata:
2015 rok – 90 miejsce,
2018 rok – 63 miejsce.

2. Ilość żołnierzy:
2014 rok – 55 000 zawodowych i 37 000 rezerwistów,
2018 rok – 44 800 zawodowych i 37 100 rezerwistów.

3. Ilość sprzętu:
2014 rok – 54 czołgów, 210 wozów opancerzonych, 72 samolotów odrzutowych i 42 śmigłowców,
2018 rok – 54 czołgów, 137 wozów opancerzonych, 72 samolotów odrzutowych i 39 śmigłowców.

4. Wydatki na armię:
2014 rok – $315 000 000 (1 348 200 000 zł),
2018 rok – $315 000 000 (1 348 200 000 zł).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 22 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 17 ships.


Society in Bolivia

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1. In Bolivia, an average adult consumes about 5.9 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most beer is beer – 77%, then spirit – 19%, wine – 3.9%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.1%.

3. In 2013, 2,400 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 23% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 2 620,000 people).

5. 13.3% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 87.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 21.2 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 2.7 children.

9. In this country over 4,24,000 (2015) 7 570 580 (2018) people have access to internet (approximately 69% of the population).

10. About 3,800,000 (2015) 6 100 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 10 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Catholicism, 78%.

14. The average age people living in this country is 23.7 years.

15. In this country there are about:
3 609 000 people (32.85%) in the age range 0-14 years.
6,821,000 people (62.09%) in the age range 15-64 years.
555 800 people (5.06%) over 65 years old.

16. In this country, about 250,000 children are born each year (2.3% of the population), and about 71 600 people die (0.7% of the population).

17. 28 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

18. 63% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

19. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 15 cigarettes a month.

20. The average life expectancy in this country is 65.6 years (women – 67.7 years and men – 63.4 years).


Symbols of Bolivia

1. The national alcohol is singani.

2. The national animal is a great condor.

3. There is a condor in the coat of arms of this country.

4. Motto of the country – “In unity, strength.”


History of Bolivia

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1. Independence from Spain obtained on August 6, 1825.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1938.

3. The country joined the UN on November 14, 1945.


Language in Bolivia

1. In this country there are as many as 37 official languages.

2. The name “Colgate” in Spanish means “I’m going to hang myself”.


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What is the highest peak in Bolivia?

The highest peak in Bolivia is Sajama (6542 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Bolivia?

The largest river in Bolivia is Mamoré, 1 900 km.

answer: Marta


What Bolivia has national colors?

National colors: red, yellow and green.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is singani.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a great condor.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Bolivia?

Bolivia is bordered by such countries as: Argentina 832 km, Brazil 3 423 km, Chile 860 km, Paraguay 750 km, Peru 1 075 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 23.7 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is 1 440 boliviano per month, plus the obligatory bonus for holidays depending on the number of hours worked (data from 2014).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Bolivia?

The population density is 10 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

Motto of the country – “In unity, strength.”

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 46.7 ° C was measured at Villamontes.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -25,7 ° C was measured in Uyuni.

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta