La Paz

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made short

tailor-made, short survival Spanish, brush up on what you know, prepare for international exams, understand exactly what the subjunctive is. Homestays, volunteer work and cultural activities offered. Private teachers *


world people

they arrive in the city. Why? La Paz is 11,900 feet (3627 m.) above sea level, the highest capital city in the world. People with ailing hearts or bronchial problems are warned to stay away, and even those in perfect health usually cannot avoid some illness resulting from the altitude. The altitude of La Paz is well within the zone where altitude sickness could be a problem, especially for those arriving from at or near sea level. (Just spending a day or two at an intermediate elevation


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(not generally a "hot" airport, as average high temperatures are never more than Commons:Category:La Paz Wikipedia:La Paz, Bolivia


long member

birth_place La Paz, Bolivia death_date Commons:Category:La Paz Wikipedia:La Paz, Bolivia


international work

publisher IWGIA isbn 9788790730451 last Wessendorf first Kathrin coauthors International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs title Challenging politics: Indigenous peoples' experiences with political parties and elections year 2001 page 28 It began with 2000 CIDOB marchers in Santa Cruz de la Sierra on August 27, 1996, and was joined by members of the Unique Confederation of Rural Laborers of Bolivia (CSUTCB) and the Bolivian Syndicalist Confederation of Colonizers (Syndicalist Confederation of Intercultural Communities of Bolivia) (CSCB) on the following day. CIDOB won its demand that indigenous land rights be protected as indigenous territories, with elements of sovereignty and local jurisdiction and ended its participation in the march in Samaipata, Santa Cruz. CSUTCB and CSCB continued the march to La Paz, where some 13,000 marchers grew to twenty to forty thousand protesters, but were unsuccessful in winning the campesino federations' demands. Commons:Category:La Paz Wikipedia:La Paz, Bolivia


food program

, Bolivia in support of legislation that would impose larger taxes on foreign energy companies. Some demand nationalization. (MercoPress) (Reuters AlertNet) (BBC) * The United Nations World Food Program states that North Korea is in dire need of food aid. (Chosun Ilbo) (BBC) May 31 2005 (Tuesday) * In Bolivia, police and protesters clash in the capital La Paz outside congress, disrupting its meetings. Protesters have closed the roads to the city. They demand nationalization of energy industry. (Reuters AlertNet) Private Entrepreneurs Confederation of Bolivia demands resignation of president Carlos Mesa (MercoPress) * Serbia withdraws arrest warrant of Mirjana Marković, wife of Slobodan Milošević (Kosovareport) (BBC) goals1 Aragonés Commons:Category:La Paz Wikipedia:La Paz, Bolivia


historical battle

'' (Cambridge University Press, 1998), 65-66, ISBN 0-521-62673-0. After Buenos Aires successfully established a junta in May 1810 (Primera Junta), Upper Peru came under the control of the Viceroyalty of Peru and managed to fight off several attempts by to take over it militarily. On February 15, 1825, Simón Bolívar changed the city's name to ''Ayacucho''. The city is named after the historical Battle of Ayacucho. Upon seeing so many casualties on the battlefield


large dance

music, free WiFi, large screen TV for important football games. Pool table, serve coca leaf mojitos, where coca leaves are substituted for mint leaves. * '''Irish''', Plaza Avoroa. Food is overpriced but good, and the cocktails are reasonable, though not as good as some from some of the other bars. Mostly frequented by Bolivians and is of course a ''themed'' bar. * '''Traffic''', San Jorge. Bar with a good atmosphere and fairly good music. There is a large dance floor and a comfortable bar. Owner Asher has taken 6 steps back from managing the place after a sting operation codenamed 'superhuey' . *'''Antique Pub''', Pichincha 662. Recorded rock music, and all sorts of old things including fob watches, photographs, a kid's tricycle and a six shooter to keep you amused. They serve food too. *'''Pomp Pomp Salty Man''', Loayza and Comerceo. Known for its great clandestine happy sauces. ATM on premises. * Commons:Category:La Paz Wikipedia:La Paz, Bolivia


love+deep

Pedro phone tollfree fax hours 8:30AM-7PM price Bs 20 content In the heart of the city, San Pedro. Serving possibly the best homestyle vegetarian cooking w much flavour and love. Deep fried vegan patties. Fixed lunch starts midday. Music w your organic coffee tea food. If you want the menú del dia, be sure to reserve it in advance by calling! *


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and Achumani, among others. It has been benefited from steady economic growth and is now the second commercial and financial center of the city, housing international firms like Moody's, Citibank, Aon Corporation, Huawei, Millicom International Cellular, Nissan Motor Corporation represented by Taiyo Motors, Pan American Silver Corporation, a Sumitomo Corporation branch, Ernst & Young, and the "MegaCenter", Bolivia's biggest shopping mall (52,000 sq m (Square metre)), Samsung Electronics . Climate thumb 150px Winter morning in La Paz (File:Llaucha ...caliente....llaucha!!! (3762805119).jpg) At Commons:Category:La Paz Wikipedia:La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz

other_name motto http: www.bolivia.com turismo ciudades la_paz historia.htm ''Los discordes en concordia, en paz y amor se juntaron y pueblo de paz fundaron para perpetua memoria'' image_skyline image_caption image_flag Flag of lapaz.svg image_seal Escudo de La Paz.png image_map mapsize map_caption Location of La Paz within La Paz Department (La Paz Department (Bolivia)). image_map1 mapsize1 map_caption1 pushpin_map Bolivia pushpin_mapsize coordinates_display inline,title coordinates_region BO subdivision_type Country (Countries of the world) subdivision_name subdivision_type1 Departament (Departments of Bolivia) subdivision_name1 La Paz (La Paz Department (Bolivia)) subdivision_type2 Province (Provinces of Bolivia) subdivision_name2 Pedro Domingo Murillo (Pedro Domingo Murillo Province) leader_title Mayor leader_name established_title1 Founded established_date1 established_title2 Independence established_date2 July 16, 1809 established_title3 established_date3 established_title4 El Alto incorporated established_date4 20th century area_magnitude unit_pref area_total_km2 472 area_total_sq_mi area_land_km2 area_land_sq_mi area_water_km2 area_water_sq_mi area_water_percent area_urban_km2 3240 area_urban_sq_mi area_metro_km2 area_metro_sq_mi population_as_of 2008 population_note population_total 877,363 population_density_km2 population_density_sq_mi 4,820.6 population_metro 2,364,235 population_density_metro_km2 population_density_metro_sq_mi population_urban population_blank1_title population_blank1 timezone BOT (UTC−4) utc_offset −4 timezone_DST utc_offset_DST latd 16 latm 30 latNS S longd 68 longm 09 longEW W elevation_m 3,640 elevation_ft 11,942 blank_name HDI (Human Development Index)  blank_info postal_code_type postal_code area_code 2 website www.lapaz.bo footnotes

'''Nuestra Señora de La Paz''' ( above sea level (Above mean sea level).

It is, ''de facto'', the world's highest (List of highest towns by country) administrative capital. Quito, Ecuador is the highest official capital. While the official capital of Bolivia (and its seat of justice) is Sucre, La Paz has more government departments.

The city sits in a bowl surrounded by the high mountains of the altiplano. As it grew, the city of La Paz climbed the hills, resulting in varying elevations from . Overlooking the city is towering triple-peaked Illimani, which is always snow-covered and can be seen from many parts of the city, including from the neighboring city of El Alto. As of the 2008 census, the city had a population of 877,363. Observatorio Bolivia Democrática

La Paz Metropolitan area (Metro La Paz), formed by the cities of La Paz, El Alto, and Viacha, make the most populous urban area of Bolivia, with a population of 2.3 million inhabitants and surpassing the metropolitan area of Santa Cruz de la Sierra.

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