Download
bolivia n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
BOLIVIA PowerPoint Presentation

BOLIVIA

320 Views Download Presentation
Download Presentation

BOLIVIA

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. BOLIVIA By German Huanca Luna

  2. Content • Location • Brief History • National Symbols • Economic Data • Social Indicators • Current events

  3. http://www.vipbackpackers.com/news/8/VIP_Newsletter_-_July_2006.aspxhttp://www.vipbackpackers.com/news/8/VIP_Newsletter_-_July_2006.aspx

  4. Map of South America

  5. Bolivia Topographic Map

  6. Timeline Independence 1809 First constitution 1825 National Revolution 1952 Democracy 1982 Constituent Assembly 2006 Hydro-carbons Tin Era Silver Era Independence war Coups and countercoups Democracy

  7. National Symbols Coat of arms Flag “Kantuta” “Patuju”

  8. Profile • Full Country Name: The Republic of Bolivia • Legal Capital: Sucre • Area: 1.28 million sq km (425,000 sq miles) • Population: 9.4 million (2006) • Political Capital: La Paz (population 0.8 million; conurbation 1.5 million) • People: Indigenous, primarily Aymara, Quechua, and Guarani (65%), Mestizo (35%) • Language(s): Spanish, Quechua, Aymara (all official) plus numerous other indigenous languages • Religion(s): Roman Catholic (95%), Protestant (Evangelical Methodist)

  9. Economic structure http://www.apostamosxbolivia.org/axb/revistas.asp

  10. Basic Economic Data • GDP: $10.33 bn (2006) • GDP per head: approx US$1,102 (2006) • GNI per head at PPP: $2,740 (2005) • Annual Growth: 4.8% (2007) • Inflation: 11.7% (2007) • Unemployment: 9% (2007 – estimate) • Major Industries: Natural gas, mining and agriculture • Major trading partners: Brazil, Argentina, United States, Japan,, Chile, Peru, EU

  11. http://www.apostamosxbolivia.org/axb/revistas.asp

  12. Social Indicators (Est. 2007) • Age structure: 0-14 years: 34.3%, 15-64 years: 61.1% , 65 years and over: 4.6% • Median age: total: 22.2 years male: 21.5 years female: 22.9 years • Birth rate:22.82 births/1,000 population • Death rate:7.44 deaths/1,000 population • Infant mortality rate: total: 50.43 deaths/1,000 live births male: 53.93 deaths/1,000 live births, female: 46.76 deaths/1,000 live births • Life expectancy at birth: total population: 66.19 years, male: 63.53 years female: 68.97 years • Total fertility rate: 2.76 children born/woman • Literacy: total population: 86.7% male: 93.1% female: 80.7% (2001 census)

  13. Cultural Heritage • Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity (UNESCO) • Caporales, Saya, Diablada, Kantus, Kullawada, Llamerada, Morenada, Potolo, Pujllay, Suri Sikuris, Tinku, Tobas, and Waca Waca among others.

  14. The first indigenous president

  15. Constituent Assembly