Bolivia Facts – 70 Fascinating Facts About Bolivia

Facts about Bolivia

Al Alto is the highest large city in the world. It is 4,150 m high.

Quinoa demand in western nations has pushed up prices so much that poorer people in Bolivia and Peru, where quinoa is form can no longer afford their staple crop.

The Puya Raimondii, the world’s largest flower that blooms about once every 100 years is only found in Bolivia and Peru.

The world’s largest lithium deposit is in Bolivia buried under the salt.

Bolivia is the #1 country for certified tropical forests on Earth. It is also one of the top 5 exporters of tropical wood in the world.

Bolivia was the third highest producer of coca in the world after Colombia and Peru.

The Altiplano or “High Plain” which is at 3,800 m is the most populous region of Bolivia.

Bolivia has 37 official languages.

Lake Poopo is the second largest river in Bolivia. It is not a freshwater lake.

The first South American city to get electricity supply is La Paz in Bolivia. It was powered by llama dung.