Capital: Sucre

Population: 11,225,790 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Bolivian Boliviano (BOB)

Official Languages: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, Guarani

Unofficial Languages: Other ethnic, minority languages

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Mestizo, White, Black, Cholo(a), indigenous, and others

Largest Cities: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Cochabamba, La Paz, Sucre, Oruro

Main Sport: Football

Political System: Republic

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Plurinational State Foundation Day (January 22) 

Carnival (February 8-9)

Good Friday (March 25)

Labor Day (May 1)

Corpus Christi (May 26)

Aymara New Year Day (June 21-22)

Independence Day (August 6)

All Saints’ Day (November 2)

Christmas (December 25)

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