Bolivia is a country of great geographic and climatic diversity and that still maintains a large amount of uncontaminated territory. This territory is greatly suited for etno-eco adventures and tourism activities. Bolivia covers an area of 1,098,581 kilometers and has an estimated population of 10,410,651 inhabitants. Spanish is the official language of Bolivia but many other indigenous languages are spoken like Aymara and Quechua.
Bolivia is located in the heart of South America and it’s important creating a connection to its neighboring countries with Brazil to the north and east, Argentina and Paraguay to the south, and Peru and Chile to the west. Bolivia is divided in nine departments with Sucre as the historic capital but La Paz as the government seat. La Paz is located at 3600 meters above sea level which makes La Paz the highest capital in the world.
Bolivia’s climate varies due its geographic location and altitude. It can be generally divided into three sections; the altiplanos which are the highland plains located at 3200 to 4200 meters above sea level, the valleys located at an altitude of 1500 to 2900 meters above sea level and finally the plains located at an altitude of 180 to 650 meters above sea level.