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Country Bolivia


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Region Central South America
Area (sq km) 1,098,581
Border Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru
Population 10,800,882
Nationality Bolivian(s)
Ethnicity Quechua 30%, mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry) 30%, Aymara 25%, white 15%
Religion Roman Catholic 95%, Protestant 5%
Language Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, other
Literacy 87%
Government Republic; Social Unitarian State
Capital La Paz (seat of government), Sucre (constitutional capital)
Leader President Juan Evo Morales Ayma (since Jan. 22, 2006), Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera (since Jan. 22, 2006)
Currency Boliviano (BOB)
Independence Day Aug. 6, 1825 (from Spain)
National Holiday Independence Day (Aug. 6, 1825)
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