It is home to the world's highest government (is 3650 masl, 300 masl to the city of Cuzco - Peru) and is characterized by a personality unequaled among Andean cities, because the conjunction cultural, religious and political has marked throughout its history. Its location in a basin at the foot of Mount Illimani, the highest mountain and sexy Cordillera Real de los Andes, allows its inhabitants to enjoy incredible and diverse landscapes surrounded by mountains and buildings.
The city of La Paz was founded by Spanish colonists in 1548 under the name of "Nuestra señora de La Paz", referring to the end of a civil war developed between two Spanish sides. This foundation took place in the village of Laja, 35 km in what is today the city of La Paz. Due to inclement weather the Altiplano, three days after the city moved up the river valley Choqueyapu, warmer and populated.
Today La Paz is the most cosmopolitan city in the Andes, with nearly 1 million inhabitants, which in its agglomeration includes two cities, El Alto and La Paz, which coupled with its population of over one million and a half. The city of El Alto is a city record for being the youngest in the country, the high population growth, housing the largest informal fair country (The Fair July 16) and the most influential in recent policy years.
Attractions in the city of La Paz: The Murillo Square, the Witches Market and the Moon Valley, among the most important. Another facet of the city located in the bohemian neighborhood of Sopocachi, with a multitude of bars and cultural centers. Additionally, admire one of the central features of daily life in the city, visit fairs and markets, one of the most important is the Rodriguez market, in the district of San Pedro, very busy during the weekends.
From the city of La Paz are natural wonders like Titicaca Lake and the Madidi National Park, and the most important archaeological site of Bolivia: Tiwanaku. As for adventure tourism the most visited attraction is the "Death road" to Los Yungas - Coroico, where he performs on a mountain bike descent. The proximity of the city of La Paz to the Andes that allowed to pass into snowy mountain climbers as Huayna Potosi and the Group attracted hikers Condoriri and Pre-Columbian Roads of Choro and Takesi.
It is the capital of the department of Beni, the city lies 237 meters above sea level and has a tropical humid climate.
In the Beniano territory existed the "Cultura Hidráulica de las Lomas", with estimated 4000 years old, based essentially on the construction of large water works that allowed the connection between the main centers and a fascinating human technology for crop development in this area very prone to indundaciones.
Tourist Attractions: Laguna Suárez, Puerto Barador, Chuchini Sanctuary, Loma Sarez.
The capital of Cobija Pando is founded in 1906, with the name of Bahia, on the right bank of the river Acre.
To the north of the city lies the Hut of Acre, the curtain run west to admire the beauty of the sunsets, stunning and always different from each other. Its undulating topography is unique and unlike other towns located in the jungle, its streets have steep slopes. This prevents natural drainage Cobija suffer flooding. You can also enjoy fishing in the middle of a wild and untamed nature.