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.
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Holidays in Bolivia
|Tuesday||January 01||New Year’s Day|
|Tuesday||January 22||Plurinational State Foundation Day||Marks the adoption constitution in 2010|
|Sunday||February 10||Public Holiday||Oruro only|
|Monday||March 04||Carnival||Celebrated Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday|
|Tuesday||March 05||Carnival||Celebrated Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday|
|Monday||April 15||Public Holiday||Tarija only|
|Friday||April 19||Good Friday||Viernes Santo. Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Wednesday||May 01||Labor Day||Dia del Trabajador|
|Saturday||May 25||Public Holiday||Chuquisaca only|
|Thursday||June 20||Corpus Christi||Second Thursday after Whitsun|
|Friday||June 21||Andean New Year||Winter Solstice in Southern Hemisphere|
|Tuesday||July 16||Public Holiday||La Paz only|
|Tuesday||August 06||Independence Day||National Day. Independence from Spain in 1825|
|Saturday||September 14||Public Holiday||Cochabamba only|
|Tuesday||September 24||Public Holiday||Santa Cruz only|
|Friday||October 11||Public Holiday||Pando only|
|Saturday||November 02||All Soul’s Day||Dia de Finados|
|Sunday||November 10||Public Holiday||Potosi only|
|Monday||November 18||Public Holiday||Beni only|
|Wednesday||December 25||Christmas Day||Navidad|
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.