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Boliviamarker is divided into 9 departments ( ). These are (with their capitals indicated in parentheses):



Each of the departments is subdivided into provinces (provincias), which are further subdivided into municipalities (municipios).

The Antofagasta Regionmarker in Chilemarker is considered on the country's constitution to be a captive 10th department called "Litoral".

On 2007-12-15, Santa Cruzmarker, Beni, Pandomarker and Tarijamarker declared autonomy from the central government, citing President Evo Morales's support for the country's indigenous population as their motivation, a move considered illegal by the federal government.

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References

  1. Four Bolivian regions declare autonomy from government, CNN.com, 2007-12-16.
  2. Dueling rallies spotlight Bolivian split, LA Times, 2007-12-16.



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