Name:Bolivia (Republic of Bolivia)
Local name (Spanish):Bolivia (República de Bolivia)
Former name:Upper Peru (Perú Alto) - 1809-1825
Bordering countries:Peru, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil
Status:sovereign state
Surface:1 098.6 ths. sq. km
Population (2003):8 586 ths.
Capital:official - Sucre,
real - La Paz
Official language:Spanish
Administrative divisions:9 departments

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Historical symbols
Republic of Upper Peru (1809-1825)
Republic of Bolivia (since 1825)
Bolivia in the Peru-Bolivian Confederation (1836-1839)

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Organization of American States

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