Bolivia factsSouth America quiz
What is the most widely spoken language family of the indigenous peoples of the Americas?
Quechua is spoken in the Andes by some 8 to 10 million speakers. Today, Quechua has the status of an official language in Bolivia and Peru, along with Spanish.
How many official languages are there in Bolivia?
37. The population of Bolivia is only 10 million and 88% of Bolivians speak Spanish. Nevertheless, the country has 37 official languages, including many indigenous ones, such as Quechua, Aymara, Guarani and 34 others. These include Bauré, a nearly extinct Arawakan language spoken by only 13 of 200 ethnic tribal Baure people.
The Pacific War took place in the South America in the years 1879 to 1883. Which territory was the conflict zone?
Atacama Desert. In the 19th century, there were no clear borders defined between Peru, Bolivia and Chile in the area of the Atacama desert. This became a problem with the discovery of valuable sodium nitrate deposits in the area.
Where did Che Guevara die?
Bolivia. Che was shot and killed at La Higuera, Vallegrande, Bolivia, in 1967.
Where are the ancient ruins of Puma Punku?
In Bolivia. Pumapunku is part of a large temple complex or monument group that is part of the Tiwanaku Site near Tiwanaku, in western Bolivia. It is believed to date to AD 536 and later. Tiwanaku is significant in Inca traditions because it is believed to be the site where the world was created.