The administrative capital of the country, La Paz is clearly represented in the map with a red circle enclosed in a square. Sucre is the constitutional capital of Bolivia and is shown in the map.
Santa Cruz de la Sierra is the largest city in the nation covering an area of 206.6 square miles. The estimated population is 1,616,063. It is situated on the river Piray in the eastern region of the nation.
Bolivia is divided into nine states that are called departments. These departments are further divided into 112 provinces. The provinces are sub-divided into municipalities. The departments are:
- La Paz
- Santa Cruz Department
Bolivia is a unitary presidential Republic. The President is the head of state and also the head of government. Evo Morales is the current President of the nation. Alvaro Garcia is the Vice-President.