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Bolvia is a beautiful South American country officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia. It is bordered by Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay and Argentina to the south, andChile and Peru to the west.
Bolivia is a Democratic ( si quiees ahi pones evo morales is its president, xq no s donde mas poner eso..) Republic that is divided into nine departments. Its capital issucre and the seat of government is La Paz. Its geography is varied from the peaks of the Andes in the West, to the Eastern Lowlands, situated within the Amazon Basin. It has the highest lake in theworld its name is lago titicaca and the salar de uyuni which is the biggest salt reserve in the world.
Bolivia`s area is about 1,098,581 km2  that is almost twice the size of France. La Paz is thehighest of the world’s capital cities with 3,600 meters above sea level and The adjacent city of El Alto, at 4,200 meters , is one of the fastest-growing in the hemisphere.
Bolivia`s main economicactivities include agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, and manufacturing goods such as textiles, clothing, refined metals, and refined petroleum.
The Bolivian population, estimated at 10 million, ismultiethnic, including Amerindians(55%)(30%), Europeans, and Africans(15%).The main language spoken is Spanish, although the Aymara and Quechua languages are also common and all three, as well as 34other indigenous languages, are official. The sad thing is that Bolivia is one of the least developed countries in South America. Almost two-thirds of its people, many of whom are subsistence farmers,live in poverty.
Bolivian culture has been heavily influenced by the Quechua, the Aymara, as well as the popular cultures of Latin America.The cultural development is divided into three distinctperiods: precolumbian, colonial, and republican. It has important archaeological ruins, gold and silver ornaments, stone monuments, ceramics. Major ruins include Tiwanaku, El Fuerte de Samaipata,...
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