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|An ancient Inca site at Tiwanaku, Bolivia, indicates the sowing of over 2,000 varieties of potato. The Aymara-speaking people once ruled the region around lake Titicaca, northwest of Cerro Rico. The 650-square-foot Akapana pyramid at Tiwanaku was entirely man-made.
(Hem., Dec. '95, p.24)(NH, 11/96, p.37)(Arch, 1/05, p.10)
Bolivia has 9 departments under elected provincial governors. These and their capitals include Chuquisaca (Sucre); Cochabamba (Cochabamba); El Beni (Trinidad); La Paz (La Paz); Oruro (Oruro); Pando (Cobija); Potosi (Potosi); Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz de la Sierra) and Tarija (Tarija).
(Econ, 4/23/05, p.40)(www.statoids.com/ubo.html)
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