Bolivia

Profile

Capital

Sucre

Area

1.098.581 km²

Population

10.059.856 inhab.

Population density

8,58 inhab/km²

Government

Social, Unitary State of Plurinational Communitarian Law

Language

Spanish. 37 indigenous languages

Currency

Boliviano

HDI

0,662 (2014)

Rural Data

Rural Popullation

3.270.894 inhab.

Nº rural communities

19.179

Estimate of Nº of rural systems

13.215

Estimate of Nº of service providers

13.215

Bolivia is the first and only country worldwide to consider water as a human right. It is located in the center-west of South America, with an area which is the sixth in size in Ibero-America. It is among the countries with the greatest biodiversity in the world and includes different geographical areas such as the Andes, the High Andean Plateau, the Amazon, Moxos Plains and the Chaco region. It is a multiethnic and multicultural country hosting a great wealth in its blend and syncretism of habits and traditions.

Contact

Contact person

Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Agua

Organization

Viceministerio de Agua Potable y Saneamiento Básico Dirección General de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado Sanitario

Address

Calle Capitán Castrillo No. 434, zona San Pedro, ciudad de La Paz

Phone

(591-2) 2115571, 2115573

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