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La Paz Travel Guide, Bolivia


La Paz (with official name being Nuestra Señora de La Paz) happens to be the capital city of Bolivia. The country has in all 9 departments and the La Paz Department is one of them.

As per the census of year 2001, the city of La Paz had the population of around 800000 inhabitants. Although the individual population of the city isn’t that huge when compared with some of the highly populated cities of Bolivia yet the population for the urban area of La Paz (which consists of neighboring cities like Viacha and El Alto) is the largest when compared to other urban areas of the country.

The average annual maximum temperature for the city of La Paz is around 18 degree Celsius while the average annual minimum temperature for the city of La Paz is around 4 degree Celsius. The geography of La Paz City reflects the class of people that locate in some particular region of the city. Those with weakest financial strength have their brick houses on the surrounding hills of the city. Those who are financially strong live in the lower regions of the city mostly in the south western region of Prado. The middle class of La Paz resides in the center of the city and mostly use in high rise buildings called as condos as their homes.

The city of La Paz is famous by the tag of Gold Farm due to multiple gold mines which are part of the city. In local language it is also known as Chuqiyapu (where Chuqi stands for gold and yapu stands for farm).

The airport of La Paz is famous as its altitude is the maximum when compared to any airport on this planet. The altitude of this airport is around 4 kilometers which is actually very high for an airport. This airport is located in the suburb for the city of La Paz famous by the name of El Alto. The airport is named as El Alto International Airport.

The city of La Paz is famous for its sports, its natural surroundings, and the warm hearted human beings. If you hit Bolivia then visiting the city of La Paz is a must.

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