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This is Sucre, Bolivia which is the capital of this country.

Bolivia

This is Bolivia which is a country in South America.

Bolivia

Bolivia is near Peru, Chile, Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay.

This is a plateau which is one of Bolivia's many landforms.

Basic Information

This is the capital of Bolivia is called Sucre, Bolivia.

The overall population in this country is 10,887,882 million people.

The size of Bolivia is large. The size in area is 424,200 mi2.


The style of government in Bolivia is Republic. There elections are a lot like ours in the U.S. You have to be 21 or 18 and up if married that early to vote. They have presidential elections every five years (renewable 1) and have elections on december 18th. They go to the polls and vote for who they believe will make there country better. Who makes the laws is the supreme court then they pass it to the president and then he passes them or vetoes them.

This is the flag of Bolivia. The flag has red, yellow, and green and has the coat of arms in the center.

Absolute location as latitude and longitude is 16.3 S 63.6 W.

Landforms

This the Altiplano which is a very large plateau in Bolivia. A fact about this landform is it actually is sandwiched in between the Cordillera. 

This landform is called the Cordillera Occidental and is made up of volcanoes and mountains. A fun fact is the western side has mountains and volcanoes and the eastern side has snow caps.

This landform is called the Valle De La Luna and it is a valley in Bolivia. A fun fact is it is called the moon valley.

Climate

This climate region is the Andes and is a highland region. It has cold weathers and doesn't get a lot of rain. The average of rain is 22 in. a year. The temp. average is 68 F. Did you know you could feel all of the seasons in one day in Andes? It might sound crazy but it actually is true. Night: feels like Winter, Morning: Spring, During day: Summer heat, Afternoon: Autumn. 

This climate region is the tropical lowlands. It is hot and humid year around and has an average temperature of 86 F. The precipitation year around is 39 - 157 in. The raining season is actually December to May.

Human Features

This bridge crosses the Pilcomayo river.

Iskanwaya was developed since approximately 800 BC and rebuilt in 1450-1425 AD.

This is the Trillizos bridge which means triplets in spanish.

Natural Resources

Silver is another major natural resource. In 2010, 210,000 kg of silver was produced from San Bartolome Mine.

This is tin which is one of Bolivia's natural resources. In 2010, Bolivia produced 9,751 tons of tin at the Huanuni Tin Mine.

This is lead which was found in Bolivia's largest tin.

Industry

Tobacco in Bolivia kills more women than men.

Bowler hats are one of the most common hat in Bolivia.

In the mid 1990 2 entrepreneurs set up manufacturing operations to Bolivian jewelry.  

Agriculture

There are more than 4,000 different varieties of potatoes in Bolivia.

Did you know there are more than 14,000 soybean planters in Bolivia?

In 1988, Santa Cruz produced 140,000 tons of rice.

Culture

On Christmas Eve, they have midnight mass service. This mass is called Misa de Gallo which means mass of the rooster. After they use firecrackers. Also, baby Jesus goes in the manger after mass.

Christmas is celebrated from Christmas Eve until January 6th. In december, employes have double or even triple of there salary for work. Most of the bigger cities and some of the smaller cities have a christmas tree.

Their main course is Picana de navidad which is a stew/soup. It has chicken and corn and is a christmas tradition for most bolivian families. They might have a side of salad or tropical fruit. Picana de navidad means christmas bells in spanish.