Bolivia Facts – 70 Fascinating Facts About Bolivia

Bolivia Interesting Facts

Bolivia became independent from Spanish rule on August 6th 1825.

Over 76% of the Bolivians are Roman Catholics.

Independence didn’t bring stability to the country, coups and short lived constitutions dominated Bolivia politics for nearly 60 years.

Bolivia is home to the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca.

The world’s one and only bolivianiata mine is found in Bolivia. Blolivianita or ametrine is a gem that is partially yellow and purple.

Bolivia is among the top 12 countries in the world with the greatest amount of organic agricultural surface.

The two highest cities in the world, Potosi and La Paz are in Bolivia.

Bolivia’s currency is Boliviano.

The Atacama Desert, the driest place on Earth, stretches thorough Bolivia, Argentina, Peru and Chile.

40% of the population of Bolivia are into farming.