Bolivia

Bolivia

Capital - La Paz, Sucre
Population - 9,247,000
Area - 1,098,580 km²
Density - 8.42 inhabitants per km²
Currency - BOB
Official language – Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, Tacana, Sirionó, Ayoreo, Araona
Bolivia is a central South American country. It shares borders with Brazil in the northeast and east; Paraguay in the east and southeast; Argentina in the south; Chile in the west; and Peru in the west and northwest. Bolivia has multiple natural and man-made tourist attractions. The Andes, which cross Bolivia, are the highest mountain range outside Asia, and the longest exposed mountain range in the world. Here can be found the most dangerous road in the world – the Death Road – that attracts thousands of cyclists and thrill seekers every year. Lake Titicaca is one of the world's highest commercially navigable lakes, and home to the Uros, a pre-Incan people who live on artificial floating islands on the lake. The Inca civilization and other pre-Columnbian civilizations left ruins that still exist into the 21st century, including the Temple of Kalasasaya. The city of Potosí is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is claimed to be the highest city in the world at 4,090 m.

The Death Road

The Death Road officially known as The North Yungas Road is the most dangerous road in the whole world - not just a vivid description, but simply its deserved reputation. Despite its reputation, the road is visited daily by a lot of tourists taunting death; not because they have to…
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