Population of Cities in Bolivia (2021)

Bolivia is, in every way, a hugely diverse country. Geographically, its territory varies from mountains to deserts to rainforests, and its multi-ethnic population is reflected in the 36 indigenous languages that have official status in addition to the predominant Spanish language. Bolivia also has a range of key cities that each reflect their locations and the demographic composition of their populations.

The southern city of Sucre, with around 300,000 residents, is the constitutional capital of Bolivia and is the location of the country's Supreme Court. However, Bolivia's seat of government is in La Paz, a city with a population of close to 800,000 residents. At an elevation of 3,650 meters above sea level, La Paz is the highest administrative capital in the world.

However, it is the eastern city of Santa Cruz de la Sierra that has the highest population in Bolivia, with almost 1.5 residents in its urban area. Santa Cruz de la Sierra is also regarded as the economic and financial center of Bolivia, producing nearly 35% of Bolivia's gross domestic product, and it is also one of the fastest-growing cities in the world.

Bolivia has 1 cities with more than a million people, 7 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 34 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Bolivia is Santa Cruz de la Sierra, with a population of 1,364,389 people.

Name 2021 Population
Santa Cruz de la Sierra1,364,389
Cochabamba900,414
La Paz812,799
Sucre224,838
Oruro208,684
Tarija159,269
Potosi141,251
Sacaba107,628
Montero88,616
Quillacollo87,309
Trinidad84,259
Yacuiba82,803
Riberalta74,014
Tiquipaya53,904
Guayaramerin36,008
Bermejo35,411
Mizque30,481
Villazon30,253
Llallagua28,069
Camiri27,961
Cobija26,585
San Borja24,610
San Ignacio de Velasco23,569
Tupiza22,233
Warnes22,036
San Borja19,640
Ascencion de Guarayos18,816
Villamontes18,761
Cotoca18,347
Villa Yapacani18,187
Santiago del Torno15,543
Huanuni15,492
Punata15,194
Ascension14,429
Mineros14,385
Santa Ana de Yacuma12,783
Patacamaya12,260
Colchani11,988
Rurrenabaque11,749
Portachuelo11,485
Puerto Quijarro10,392
Uyuni10,293
Robore9,882
Pailon9,304
Cliza8,654
Achacachi8,447
Vallegrande8,422
Monteagudo8,289
Aiquile8,224
Tarata8,043
Challapata8,016
San Julian7,706
Reyes7,376
Concepcion6,900
San Matias6,352
La Belgica5,501
Santa Rosa del Sara5,251
Capinota5,157
Chimore5,147
San Pedro5,002

Population of All Cities in Bolivia

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