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Official Name: Republic of Bolivia
Capital City: La Paz  
Languages: Spanish (official) Quechua (official) Aymará (official)  
Official Currency: Boliviano Questions about Bolivian Medicinal Plants
Contact - Regional Coordinator: samerica@cieer.org
Religions: Catholic, others  
Population: 8,012,000 Links
Indigenous Population: World Conservation Monitoring Centre - Threatend Plants
Land Area: 1,084,390 sq km (418,683 sq miles) 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants
Number of Indigenous languages: 45
39 are living languages, 1 is a second language without mother tongue speakers, and 5 are extinct
Summer Institute of Linguistics - Ethnologue, 13th Edition
Native Vascular plant species: 17,367  
Endemic Species: 4000  
% Species endemism: 23  
Total no. threatened: 227  
% Species threatened: 1.7  
 Medicinal plant estimate: ?

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