Central South America - Bolivia - Nationwide Newspapers

Regional Newspapers

Spanish
Beni
La Palabra Del Beni

Chuquisaca
Correo Del Sur

Cochabamba
Opinion
Los Tiempos
El Tunari


Spanish
Pando
Sol De Pando

Potosí
El Potosí

Country Information

Location:  Central South America, southwest of Brazil
Geographic Coordinates:   17 00 S, 65 00 W
Area:   1,098,581 sq km (land: 1,083,301 sq km water: 15,280 sq km)
Climate:  Varies with altitude; humid and tropical to cold and semiarid
Languages:  Spanish (official) 60.7%, Quechua (official) 21.2%, Aymara (official) 14.6%, foreign languages 2.4%, other 1.2% (2001 census)
Population:  10,461,053 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  La Paz
Religion:  Roman Catholic 95%, Protestant (Evangelical Methodist) 5%
Ethnic Groups:  Quechua 30%, mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry) 30%, Aymara 25%, white 15%
Independence:  6 August 1825 (from Spain)

Source:  CIA Factbook