Places To Visit in Bolivia

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FAQs on Bolivia

What is the currency of Bolivia?

Credit cards are used in most cities to obtain cash, though you might need to show your passport and an extra 10% fee may be charged. Although you can use U.S. dollars in larger cities and larger stores in Bolivia, you will need the local currency when you travel into the smaller towns and more remote regions.

What is the history of Bolivia?

The earliest trace of civilisation in Bolivia was the Tiwanakan culture in 2000 BC who lived south of Lake Titicaca. They built the city of Tiwanaku. In the 15th century, the Incan empire ruled until the Spanish arrived in 1525. The Spanish ruled Bolivia for almost 300 years. In 1825, they gained their independence, and the country got its name after the independence fighter, Simon Bolivar. Bolivia was not a wealthy country. Although, for a short while, the tin and silver exports kept the economy stable. In the late 1800s, Bolivia fought the War of the Pacific against Chile. They lost the war and their coastline as a result of which Bolivia is now a landlocked country with no ocean access.

How is Bolivia divided into regions?

Bolivia can be divided into Altiplano, Sub-Andean Bolivia, Tropical Lowlands. The Altiplano region consists of La Paz, the administrative city and Potosí, the home of the silver mines. Sub-Andean Bolivia is a region of highland valleys. Santa Cruze, also known as the heart of the country, is located in The Tropical Lowlands. Santa Cruz is known for its exciting nightlife, and as a base to a wide range of exciting tourist attractions.
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