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ID: 1000046
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Bolivia (nation)  Bolivia (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 17 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -17.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 065 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -65.0000  decimal degrees

Note: Area inhabited by 20,000 BCE; definable cultures developed 1st millenium BCE; home of Tiahuanaco culture 100-1200 CE; Aymara-speaking kingdoms and Quechua-speaking Incan culture thrived 12-16th centuries; Spanish arrived 1532, conquered the Incas by mid-16th century; official languages are Spanish, Quechua, and Ayamará.

Names:
Bolivia (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Bolivia (Spanish-P,U,N)
Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia (C,V,O,Spanish,U)
Bolivia, Plurinational State of (C,V,English,U)
Plurinational State of Bolivia (C,V,English,U)
Bolivie (C,O,French-P,U,N)
État plurinational de Bolivia (C,O,French,U)
Etat plurinational de Bolivie, l' (C,O)
Bolivien (C,O,German-P,U,N)
Bolívia (C,O,Portuguese-P,U,N)
República de Bolivia (H,V,Spanish,U,N)
Republic of Bolivia (H,O)
République de Bolivie (H,O,French,U,N)
Боливия (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Многонациональное Государство Боливия (C,O,Russian,U)
玻利维亚 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
玻利维亚多民族国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
بو فًَاِ (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
دولة بو فًَ اِ المخعددة ا لًوم اِت (C,O,Arabic,U)
BOL (C,O,ISO3L)
BO (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO068 (C,O,ISO3N)
BL00 (C,O,FIPS)
Bolivian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Bolivia (nation)  ........  Bolivia (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained independence 1825; boundaries altered 1879-1935
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)

Related geographic places:
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
BL00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
BO..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
BOL..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 764
Bolivia..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 558
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 567
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 340 ff.
.................  ISO Newsletter VI-6 (2009)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 120
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-42
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 42
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 158
Bolívia..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Bolivian..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 5
Bolivia, Plurinational State of..........  [VP]
.....................................................  ISO Newsletter VI-6 (2009)
Bolivie..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 42
Bolivien..........  [VP]
.................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia..........  [VP]
.....................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
État plurinational de Bolivia..........  [VP]
..................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Etat plurinational de Bolivie, l'..........  [VP]
........................................................  ISO Newsletter VI-6 (2009)
ISO068..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
Plurinational State of Bolivia..........  [VP]
.....................................................  ISO Newsletter VI-6 (2009)
República de Bolivia..........  [VP]
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 82-83
Republic of Bolivia..........  [VP]
...................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 674
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République de Bolivie..........  [VP]
......................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 776
Боливия..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Многонациональное Государство Боливия..........  [VP]
..............................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
玻利维亚..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
玻利维亚多民族国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
بو فًَاِ..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
دولة بو فًَ اِ المخعددة ا لًوم اِت..........  [VP]
...........................................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 19 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 558
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 567
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 82-83
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) II, 340 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 12
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 674; 764; 776
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Rand McNally Atlas (1994) 319
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 120
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-42
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 42
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 5
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 158
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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