Bolivia is one of the two land-locked countries in South America. The other land-locked country is Paraguay.
Bolivia has 2 capitals. The main capital is La Paz. The second capital is Sucre.
Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world.
Salar de Uyuni contains over 64 million tons of salt, making it the largest salt deposit in the world.
El Alto Airport, the highest airport in the world, is in La Paz, Bolivia.
Bolivia is also home to the highest navigable lake in the world. Lake Titicaca is shared by Bolivia and Peru.
Bolivia is home to Camino de las Yungas or The Road of Death, the most dangerous road in the world. Driving up or down this 43 mile road is extremely dangerous because of fog, landslides, cascades, and cliffs that drop 2,000 feet at every turn. The road does not get any wider than 10 feet across.
Bolivia has an annual rainfall of over 16 feet! That makes Bolivia one of the wettest countries on the planet!
The Sajama National Park is home to the world's highest forest sitting at almost 13,000 feet above sea level.
Other Interesting Facts
La Paz means "peace" in English.
There is a hotel made of salt in Salar de Uyuni.
The national hero of Bolivia is Simón Bolívar and the country is named after him. He also was Bolivia's first president.
Llamas live in the Andes Mountains in Bolivia.
The name of the money used in Bolivia is called the boliviano.
Bolivia is one of the few countries in the world that has 2 captials.
Soccer is the national sport in Bolivia.