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People information on Bolivia

The figures given below are based on estimates made in 2003.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Christmas in Bolivia

In Bolivia Christmas (Navidad) continues to be deeply religious, maintaining the original meaning and purpose of the holiday. Most families set up a “pesebre” (nativity scene) in their homes and churches usually have very large ones somewhere outside the main door. The word pesebre literally means "stable". Sometimes people call them "nacimientos" (nativity scenes).

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Climate of Bolivia

The weather in Bolivia can vary drastically from one climatic zone to another.

The summer months in Bolivia are November through March. The weather is typically warmer and wetter during these months. April through October, the winter months, are typically colder and drier.