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Bolivia

Pronunciation: /bəˈlɪvɪə/
Pronunciation: /boˈliβja/
A landlocked country in South America; population 9,775,200 (est. 2009); languages, Spanish (official), Aymara, and Quechua; capital, La Paz; legal capital and seat of the judiciary, Sucre.

Bolivia’s chief topographical feature is the altiplano, the high central plateau between the eastern and western chains of the Andes. Following Pizarro’s defeat of the Incas the country became part of Spain’s American empire. It was freed from Spanish rule in 1825, but has suffered continually from political instability.

Origin

Named after Simón Bolívar (see Bolívar, Simón).

Words that rhyme with Bolivia

Livia, Olivia, trivia

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