Travel Reports » Bolivia

With 11 million inhabitants, Bolivia is a sparsely populated mountain country in South America. As a landlocked country, Bolivia has no access to the sea and borders Peru and Chile to the west, Argentina and Paraguay to the south and Brazil to the east and north. The capital is Sucre and the seat of government is La Paz, whose urban area is located at altitudes between 3,200 and 4,100 meters. Therewith, La Paz is considered as the highest located seat of government of the world. Other big cities in Bolivia are Santa Cruz de la Sierra, El Alto, Cochabamba, Oruro, Tarija and Potosí.