Although Bolivia lies
entirely within tropical latitudes, climatic conditions vary widely from
tropical in the lowlands to polar in the highest parts of the Andes.
Temperatures depend primarily on elevation and show little seasonal
variation. In most locations, rainfall is heaviest during the Southern
Hemisphere summer, and yearly amounts tend to decrease from north to
In Peru, any native
Peruvian language is official in areas where it is used by a
majority of the population.
The boliviano, also denoted by BOB, is the official
currency used in Bolivia. The currency is divided into 100 subunits,