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Bolivia Country Quickfacts

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  • Peasant woman in traditional dress in the mountains
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Area:  1,098,581 km2

Capital: La Paz
Country Code: 591
Country Population: 10,556,102
Credit Cards: All major credit cards accepted at tourist locations
Currency: Boliviano
Departure Tax: Buried within airline fares.
Drives on the: Right
Electricity: 115 V
Ethnic Groups:  Mestizo 68 %
Indigenous 18 %
White 7 %
Cholo 2 %
Afro Bolivian 1 %
Other 1 %


Location:  Central South America
Official Language(s): Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, Guaraní

and 34 other native languages

Religion: Roman Catholic, Protistant
Time Zone: BOT (UTC−4)
Tipping: Tipping in restaurants is set around 10% and most likely will not be added, but expected.



Bolivia Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Bolivia.

Learn about the history and culture of Bolivia, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Bolivia's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Bolivia for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Bolivia tours today!


Extend Your Trip

After your Bolivia tours, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursEcuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruisesPeru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.



Book your Bolivia tour with Goway! 

LATIN AMERICA by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Bolivia tours, vacations and experiences. Choose from a simple city stopover, a Holiday of a Lifetime, an independent travel module, and much more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Bolivia.

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