The State of Bolivia is a landlocked country in the central part of South America. The total area covered by Bolivia spans 424,163 square miles. The country houses an estimated population of 10,907,778.
As the political map of Bolivia shows, Bolivia is bordered by Brazil
to the north and east, Paraguay and Argentina to the south, Chile to the south-west, and Peru to the west.
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 eatern region of the nation.
The other major cities of Bolivia shown in the political map of Bolivia are: Villazon, Puerto Suarez, Aiquile, Montero, and San Jose de Chiquitos.
The map also shows the international boundaries, major departments and their capitals, and other political divisions of the country.
Bolivia is divided into nine departments that are further divided into 112 provinces. The provinces are sub-divided into municipalities. The departments are:
- La Paz
- Santa Cruz Department
Bolivia is one of the least developed and poorest nations in Latin America, regardless of being wealthy in mineral resources. It has a poverty level of about 60%. The country has a Medium Human Development Index score. Inflation is a major problem.
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.
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Last Updated on: July 21th, 2018