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Capital:Sucre. Seat of government: La Paz
Area:1,098,580 km²
Population:8,989,046 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Spanish (official), Quechua (official), Aymara (official).
Religion(s):Roman Catholic - 95%, Protestant (Evangelical Methodist) - 5%.
Ethnic Group(s):Quechua - 30%, mestizo (mixed white and Amerindian ancestry) - 30%, Aymara - 25%, white - 15%.