Named after the iconic South American independence leader Simón Bolívar, Bolivia is the continent’s fifth-largest nation by area. Its territory spans the Andes, the Atacama Desert and the Amazon basin. Bolivia is one of South America’s poorest nations, but invests in education more than anyone else on the continent. It has the second-largest natural gas reserves in South America.
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