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Where is Bolivia?

People wonder where is Bolivia. It is a country in South America that has Peru towards the northwest, Brazil towards the northeast, Paraguay and Argentina towards the south, and Chile towards its southwest. Around 60% of the population in Bolivia constitutes of people that are from Native American ancestry and the country was named after the independence fighter called Simon Bolivar.

Since the country consists of different terrains, the climate varies according to the altitude. However, most of the areas range from cold to semiarid. Some of the main cities of Bolivia include Cochabamba, La Paz, Oruro Potosí, Rurrenabaque, Santa Cruz, Sucre, Tarija, and Tupiza. Now that you know where is Bolivia, you should know how to get there. You can either catch a flight as La Paz and Santa Cruz has airports that cater to international as well as local flights. If you are travelling from Europe, than you can travel from Air Europa, whereas people from USA can book their flight with American Airline. Other means of transport include travelling by train, car, bus, or boat.

Bolivian food is famous throughout the world. Some of the dishes that you must eat include Anticucho, Choripan, Cuñape, Empanada, Ensalada de frutas, Pique a lo macho, Salchipapa, Salteña, Silpancho, and Tucumana. Some of the places to visit in Bolivia that you should definitely checkout include Amboró & Carrasco National Parks, which is basically twin national park that consist of mountains, rivers, canyons, and waterfalls. Other places that you should definitely visit include Cerro Rico, Potosi, Chacaltaya & Huayna Potosi, Jesuit Missions of Chiquitos, Lake Titicaca, Madidi National Park, Noel Kempff Mercado National Park, Oruro Carnival, Quime, Reserva Eduardo Avaroa, Sajama National Park, Salar de Uyuni, Sorata, Sucre,Tiwanaku, and Yungas Road.

If you want to explore the diversity of Bolivia, then you should travel by the Death Road. You should plan a trip from the cold and windy La Cumbre to the tropical and warm Coroico. It is recommended that you hire a good mountain bike and wear a helmet while travelling. Other than this, you can set out to explore the provinces – no two towns are alike in the country. Now that you know the location and the places to visit in Bolivia, you should definitely visit it whenever you plan your next vacation.

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