Bolivia is a country of west-central South America.
Symbols on the Flag
Red – Valour of the army
Yellow – Richness of mineral resources
Green – Fertility of the land
Area: 424,165 sq mi; 1,098,581 sq km
Language: Spanish + 36 indigenous languages
Religion: Christianity + pre-Columbian religion
Currency: boliviano (Bs)
[Map of Bolivia]
[Images of Luis Arce and Jaime Escalante]
Luis Arce is the 67th and incumbent President of Bolivia. He assumed office on 8 November 2020.
Jaime Escalante is regarded as one of the most famous educators in the United States.
Food and Culture
[Images of a Bolivian quinoa dish and an emperor tamarin]
Many animals thrive in Bolivia, including jaguars, Andean condors, caimans, sloths, piranhas, and the emperor tamarin—a type of monkey that sports a mustache! Traditional staples of Bolivian cuisine are corn, potatoes, quinoa and beans.