Where is Bolivia?

Bolivia is located in the South America region at latitude -16.290154 and longitude -63.588653 and is part of the South American continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 16° 17' 24.55'' S
  • 63° 35' 19.15'' W

You can see the location of Bolivia on the world map below:

Bolivia Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Bolivia (BO) are:

  1. Argentina (AR)
  2. Brazil (BR)
  3. Chile (CL)
  4. Paraguay (PY)
  5. Peru (PE)

Bolivia is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.

Pin showing Bolivia on a map

Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Related Content

Bolivia Key Facts

CountryBolivia (Plurinational State of)
CoordinatesLatitude: -16.290154
Longitude: -63.588653
Country CodesAlpha 2: BO
Alpha 3: BOL
Country Flag Emoji🇧🇴
Int. Phone Prefix+591
Capital citySucre
Continent
Subcontinent
South America
South America
Country Area1,098,581 sq km
Population 202111,832,936
World Rank: 79
Median Age23.9
Life expectancy63.6
Major languagesSpanish
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC-04:00
Internet TLD.bo
Biggest AirportViru Viru International Airport (VVI)
Average temperature16.00 °C
60.80 °F
Administrative Divisions9 departments
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Bolivia Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionLatin America & Caribbean
CurrencyBoliviano (BOB)
GDP in 2020$36.6 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 92
GDP per capita in 2020$3,138
World Rank: 131
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, mining, manufacturing, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesBrazil, China, United States, Argentina, Chile
Top 5 Export CountriesBrazil, United States, China, Argentina, Chile

Biggest Cities in Bolivia

Here are the largest cities in Bolivia based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Santa Cruz 3,151,676
La Paz 2,867,504
Cochabamba 632,013
Sucre 300,000
Oruro 264,683
Oruro 246,501
Warnes 214,216
Potosi 189,652
Tarija 179,528
Sacaba 172,466

Map of Bolivia with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the South America Region