A map of Bolivia with its diverse terrain including the Andes, Altiplano Plateau, Atacama Desert, and Amazon Basin Rainforest. It includes reference, physical, and a satellite map of display with cities, towns, roads, lakes, rivers, and administrative units.
Bolivia Political Map
Bolivia is a landlocked country in central South America. It borders 5 other countries including Peru to the northwest, Brazil to the northeast, Paraguay to the southeast, Argentina to the south, and Chile to the southwest. Sucre is the constitutional capital of Bolivia. Whereas La Paz is the executive capital and the seat of government. The country, itself, is one of the highest and isolated within South America with the presence of the Andes and Altiplano Plateau.
Bolivia Satellite Map
Bolivia occupies a total area of 1,098,581 square kilometers (424,164 sq mi), which is slightly smaller than Colombia. Its largest lake is Lake Titicaca on the western border of Bolivia, shared with Peru. This is considered the highest navigable lake in the world, which is situated 3,800 meters above sea level. The Bolivian landmass lies on a range of terrain like the Andes Mountains to the west, the Atacama Desert, and the Amazon Basin rainforest to the east. According to the FAO, forests cover over 50% of Bolivia.
Bolivia Physical Map
The country of Bolivia is a mix of different types of terrain. For example, the lowland plains are part of the Amazon Basin in the east. Then, the Andes Mountains occupy the southwest of Bolivia. This is accompanied by the Altiplano Plateau, which is where the Andes is its widest. Its highest point is an extinct volcano, Nevado Sajama, reaching a height up to 6,542 meters (21,463 ft).
Bolivia Departments Map
There are 9 departments in Bolivia. From largest to smallest, they include Santa Cruz, Beni, La Paz, Potosí, Pando, Cochabamba, Oruro, Chuquisaca, and Tarija. After departments, Bolivia divides its administrative units into provinces, municipalities, and cantons (which is the smallest administrative unit in the country).