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Bolivia altiplano - Photo by ogwen - CC-BY

Population 2002 ....................................................... 8,444,134
GNP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)..........2000
GNP 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................21.4
Unemployment.....................................................................7%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.4
Labor force (%) ....... 2.4
 

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Rurrenabaque Bolivia - The Amazon - photo by Warren H - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................424,200 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 62
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 61
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 66
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................... 8
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 70
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ........................................... 16

Go to Bolivia Capital Cities La Paz City Profile - Sucre City Profile - To Bolivia History

Bolivia __ An excellent tool for anthropological and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/bolivia/

Bolivia __ A good overview, Bolivia history, Bolivia government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107345.html
 
Bolivia __ "Landlocked Bolivia is the Tibet of the Americas - the highest and most isolated of the Latin American republics. It is also the most indigenous country on the continent, with more than 50% of the population maintaining traditional values and beliefs." History, statistics - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/south_america/bolivia/

Bolivia __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/bolivia.html

Bolivia Economy Profile 2007 __ "Bolivia, long one of the poorest and least developed Latin American countries, reformed its economy after suffering a disastrous economic crisis in the early 1980s." Learn what the Bolivian economic situation is now with facts and stats. - From indexmundi.com - http://www.indexmundi.com/bolivia/economy_profile.html

Bolivia: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Bolivia geography, maps of Bolivia and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blbolivia.htm

 

bolivia map and map of bolivia and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various Bolivia maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/bo.htm

Bolivia Photos __ You will find several pages of photo images, pictures of Bolivia. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/South_America/Bolivia/

Bolivia Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of bolivia as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Bolivia and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/bolivia 

Bolivia Times __ Keep up with what is happening in Bolivia and region. - illustrated - From World News Network - http://www.boliviatimes.com/

Bolivia Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the Bolivia video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/search.php?k=Bolivia

Bolivia Web - Government __ Links to sites related to Bolivian Government. - From boliviaweb.com - http://boliviaweb.com/gov.htm 
 
 

Country Profile: Bolivia __ A general overview including Bolivia history, political structure, Bolivia culture, leaders, media, and more. "In the 1980s Bolivia suffered from a deep economic recession. The tin market collapsed, with the loss of about 21,000 jobs, inflation was rampant and the national currency was in severe crisis. While strict austerity measures, the introduction of a new currency and tax reform succeeded in curbing inflation and restoring foreign confidence, these policies also widened the already huge wealth gap and generated great social unrest." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1210487.stm

Doing Business in Bolivia __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=25


 
Economy of Bolivia __ "The economy of Bolivia has had a historic pattern of a single-commodity focus. From silver to tin to coca, Bolivia has enjoyed only occasional periods of economic diversification." An encyclopedic article wbout the economy of Bolivia with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Bolivia 

Ethnologue report for Bolivia __ Web page about the languages spoken in Bolivia - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Bolivia

Maps Of Bolivia  __ You will find a wide variety of Bolivia map resources. Select Bolivia maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Bolivia.html


 

 

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