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Public Holidays in Bolivia

Bolivia officially the Plurinational State of Bolivia is a country in central South America, with a varied terrain spanning Andes Mountains, the Atacama Desert, and Amazon Basin rainforest. Public Holidays in Bolivia

Holidays in Bolivia

DayDateHolidayComments
TuesdayJanuary 01New Year’s Day
TuesdayJanuary 22Plurinational State Foundation DayMarks the adoption constitution in 2010
SundayFebruary 10Public HolidayOruro only
MondayMarch 04CarnivalCelebrated Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
TuesdayMarch 05CarnivalCelebrated Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday
MondayApril 15Public HolidayTarija only
FridayApril 19Good FridayViernes Santo. Friday before Easter Sunday
WednesdayMay 01Labor DayDia del Trabajador
SaturdayMay 25Public HolidayChuquisaca only
ThursdayJune 20Corpus ChristiSecond Thursday after Whitsun
FridayJune 21Andean New YearWinter Solstice in Southern Hemisphere
TuesdayJuly 16Public HolidayLa Paz only
TuesdayAugust 06Independence DayNational Day. Independence from Spain in 1825
SaturdaySeptember 14Public HolidayCochabamba only
TuesdaySeptember 24Public HolidaySanta Cruz only
FridayOctober 11Public HolidayPando only
SaturdayNovember 02All Soul’s DayDia de Finados
SundayNovember 10Public HolidayPotosi only
MondayNovember 18Public HolidayBeni only
WednesdayDecember 25Christmas DayNavidad

Capital of Bolivia

The capital of Bolivia is Sucre while the government seat is La Paz. Sucre was known as La Plata and was proclaimed provisional capital of the newly independent Alto Peru.

Prime Minister of Bolivia

The current Prime Minister of Bolivia is Evo Morales who joined the office since in 2005 and reelected in 2009 and then in 2014.

Population of Bolivia

The total population of Bolivia is 11,331,095 as of March 15, 2019, according to the latest United Nations estimates. This number is equivalent to 0.15% of the total world populations and in the list of populated countries, it ranks at 83. In Bolivia 72.3% of the total population is urban.

Flag of Bolivia

The national flag of Bolivia is a horizontal tricolor of red, yellow and green with the Bolivian coat of arms in the center. The state flag was originally adopted in 1851.

Currency of Bolivia

The Currency of Bolivia is Bolivian Boliviano and one Bolivian Boliviano is equal to 25 cents of US dollars.

Religion of Bolivia

There are several religions living in Bolivia with the majority of Roman Catholic with a scattering of other protestant groups. Indigenous Bolivians have adopted Catholicism and their traditional religious beliefs as well.

Dialing Code of Bolivia

The dialing code of Bolivia is +591 which is used after the IDD and then a specific area code for each specific area of Bolivia is used to perform calls throughout the country.

Airports in Bolivia

Currently, there are more than 40 Airports but the majority of them are not operational. The operational airports are Tarija Airport, Viru Viru International Airport, Capital Anibal Arab Airport, Riberalta Airport and Sucre Airport.

Top Destinations in Bolivia

Bolivia is a country with natural beauty and has become the hottest spot for Latin Americans. Not popular for mass tourism but a large number of people visits the top destinations of Bolivia including Salar de Uyuni, La Paz, Sucre, The Death Road, Lake Titicaca, Rurrenabaque, Madidi National Park, Potosi and many more.

Area of Bolivia

Bolivia occupies a large chunk on earth of 1,098,581 square kilometers which is equivalent to 424,164 square miles and ranks at the 28 number due to the large piece of land.

GDP of Bolivia

GDP of Bolivia is 37.51 Billion US Dollars which is expected to reach 38.40 USD Billions by the end of 2019 and expected to cross 41 US Billion Dollars at the end of 2020 according to the Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations.

Sports in Bolivia

There are many sports that are played in Bolivia. Among the most popular ones are Football, Soccer, and basketball.

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