Languages of Bolivia


Languages of Bolivia

The official languages of Bolivia are Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, and Tupi Guaraní. [ [http://www.bolivia.gov.bo/BOLIVIA/paginas/datosg.htm 00002 ] ] Spanish and Quechua are spoken primarily in the Andes region; Aymara is spoken in the east, and Guarani in the southeast on the border with Paraguay.

Co-official language

Bolivia also has around 30 smaller languages that are co-official in the areas where they are spoken.

* Araona
* Ayacucho Quechua
* Aymara
* Ayoreo
* Bolivian Spanish
* Callahuaya/Callawalla
* Cavineña
* Central Aymara
* Eastern Bolivian Guaraní
* Guaraní
* Iñapari
* Itonama
* Kallawaya
* Leco
* Plautdietsch
* Puquina
* Qusqu-Qullaw
* Reyesano
* Saraveca
* South Bolivian Quechua
* Southern Quechua
* Tapieté
* Uru
* Western Argentine Guaraní
* Wichí Lhamtés Nocten
* Wichí Lhamtés Vejoz

See also

* Bolivian Spanish


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