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  1. BOLIVIA QWICK FACTS HEATHER STANTON

  2. Major Industries • Cement • Mining • Textiles • Handcrafts

  3. MAIN TRADING PARTNERS

  4. Transportation Railroads: 2,269 Miles Vehicles: 234,639 • Cars • Buses • Trucks Air Transport

  5. CLIMATE Average Daily Temperature • January : 49.80 degrees F. • July : 44.40 degrees F. Annual Rainfall : 24”

  6. MAJOR CITIES & POPULATIONS • La Paz = 820,888 • Cochabamba = 966,049 • Santa Cruz = 1,468,658

  7. ETHNIC DIVISIONS • Mestizo = 30% • Quechua = 30% • Aymara = 25% • White = 15%

  8. OFFICIALLANGUAGES • Spanish • Quechua • Aymara

  9. Religions • Roman Catholic = 95% • Protestant = 5%

  10. EDUCATION • No formal schooling = 25.6% • Some primary schooling = 23.5% • Some secondary schooling = 7.0% • Higher schooling = 6.2%

  11. COMMUNICATIONS • Privately Owned Radio Stations : 125 • Television Sets : 650,000 • Daily Newspapers : 6 • Telephones : 65,000

  12. GOVERNMENT

  13. WORK FORCE • Nonagricultural employment -- 2.48 million • Services (including Gov.) – 42% • Industry and Commerce – 58% • Agricultural employment – 1.62 million

  14. MILITARY 33,500 TOTAL • Army = 74.6% • Navy = 13.4% • Air Force = 12.0%

  15. BOLIVIA