Bolivia! By: Carlota Hall Block 7
Table of Contents • Where in the world is Bolivia located? • Bolivian’s Independence Day. • Spanish Rule? • Visiting Bolivia • An interesting fact • Work citied page
Bolivia’s location Bolivia is located on the West side of South America. Peru, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Argentina all surround Bolivia in South America. The capital of Bolivia is La Paz which is located in the western part of Bolivia, close to Lake Titicaca. The population of La Paz is about 789,000 people.
Bolivian Independence Day Bolivia gained it’s independence on the 6th of August in 1825. Independence Day in Bolivia looks pretty much the same every year. The kids that go to school plan weeks ahead and parade either through the streets or around their school in very fancy uniforms.
Spanish Rule? A lot of the South Americans were dissatisfied with the Spanish rule. In 1809, the citizens of La Paz declared independence. Everyone in the continent kept fighting until the Spanish armies were defeated.
Would I like to visit Bolivia? Yes, I would like to visit Bolivia because in pictures, I think it’s very pretty. Also, I would visit my country because there are a lot of parties there and I would like to try the food at the parties!
Interesting Fact about Bolivia In La Paz, Bolivia, street kids, and drug addicts want to improve their life so they work as traffic guards. But not just any traffic guard, they’re dressed up as zebras! They dance, help people across the street, help cars to where they’re going.
Work citied page • http://www.mapsofworld.com/bolivia/bolivia-location-map.html • http://www.answers.com/topic/la-paz-bolivia • http://www.boliviabella.com/independence-day.html • http://www.localhistories.org/bolivia.html • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiHoNXhBVVI • All Pictures are from Google Images.