Bolivia Maps and Geography

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Bolivia is a landlocked country located in the center of South America. It is divided into 9 departments (states): La Paz, Pando, Oruro, Potosí, Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, Tarija, Santa Cruz, and Beni.

Each of these 9 states is further divided into provinces, and each province is divided into counties. Each county has municipalities which include cities and/or towns, or simply villages or settlements.

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It's not difficult to find maps of Bolivia online. Here are a few basic ones that contain general information such as vegetation types, elevation, major cities, departments and provinces.

Bolivians have different names for different types of maps:

If you are in Bolivia, to purchase one locally, look for a "libreria", which in Spanish means bookstore, not library. (Library in Spanish is "biblioteca", if you're interested). In Bolivia they are also usually sold at school supply stores. If you can't locate a bookstore or school supply store ask for directions to the nearest post office ("el correo").

map bolivia roads

You can also purchase ones that show national parks, airports, and major tourist attractions. These typically have lots of pictures and are easy to use. Just ask for a "plano del departamento" (for of the department or state you are in) or a "guia de las reservas nacionales" (national reserves or parks).

If you are brave and plan to do any driving in Bolivia, you can request one showing most national highways and some secondary roads. In this case you would purchase a "mapa de rutas" (it might look something like the map shown above).

The following is a simple map of Bolivia showing its 9 departments (states). Below it an outline map of Bolivia and its location within South America. It may be useful for school projects and reports. You can download it (an any map on this page) by right clicking on the map and clicking on "save as".

Maps of Bolivia: 9 Departments States

Map of Bolivia and its location within South America

You can also purchase maps of major cities in Bolivia. Just request a "plano de la ciudad". Read our page on Bolivian Geography where you'll find an explanation on the various regions, topography, and exact geographical coordinates, more maps, etc.


BOLIVIA: MAJOR CITIES OF BOLIVIA 10 largest cities of Bolivia

Bolivia maps: Major cities in Bolivia

Bolivia maps: Major cities in Bolivia


BOLIVIA: ELEVATIONS

Maps of Bolivia: Elevation, Topography

Maps of Bolivia: Elevation, Topography


BOLIVIA: NATIONAL PARKS AND RESERVES. Click here to see individual Get maps of each one of Bolivia's national parks

Map of Bolivia's National Parks and Protected Areas

Key to Map of Bolivia's National Parks and Protected Areas


BOLIVIA'S NINE DEPARTMENTS (STATES) See the 9 state capitals

map bolivia departments


BOLIVIA: THE PROVINCES (LIKE COUNTIES) IN EACH DEPARTMENT

map bolivia provinces


BOLIVIA'S NINE DEPARTMENTS (STATES) SHOWN INDIVIDUALLY

map bolivia beni

the department (state) of beni bolivia

map bolivia chuquisaca

the department (state) of beni bolivia

map cochabamba

the department (state) of cochabamba bolivia

map bolivia la paz

the department (state) of la paz bolivia

map bolivia oruro

the department (state) of oruro bolivia

map bolivia pando

the department (state) of pando bolivia

map bolivia potosi

the department (state) of potosi bolivia

map bolivia santa cruz

the department (state) of santa cruz bolivia

map bolivia tarija

the department (state) of tarija bolivia




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