Country: Bolivia

Population: 9,119,152

Capital: La Paz

Time Zone: UTC-4

Currency Name: Boliviano

Government Type: Republic

Languages: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara

Ethnic Breakdown: Quechua 30%, mestizo 30%, Aymara 25%, white 15%

Religion: Roman Catholic 95%, Protestant 5%

Major Cities: La Paz (Governmental Capital), Sucre (Judicial Capital), Santa Cruz, Cochabamba

Phone Country Code: 591

Health Concerns: Altitude sickness

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: June - September

Voltage: 220 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: a, c

Major Holidays: February/March (Carnival), October 12 (Dia de la Raza)

Misc Fact / Good to Know: La Paz is the highest capital in the world