• b, Sucre

    "The most beatifull city of Bolivia"

    Introduction

    Bolivia’s official capital and all-round urban showpiece is Sucre, known for its temperate climate and refined colonial architecture remaining from when the Spanish founded the city in the 1500s. Here travelers enjoy a spring-like climate and a UNESCO-protected historic center splashed with well-preserved mansions, monasteries and churches that are characteristically quaint with unformed white-washed walls. The city is also home to Bolivia’s National Library and La Casa de la Libertad where Simon Bolivar wrote the Bolivian constitution.

    History

    The Historic City of Sucre, located in the foothills of the Sica Sica and Churuquella in central-south of Bolivia, is an excellent, intact and well-preserved illustration of the architectural blending achieved in Latin America through the assimilation of local traditions and styles imported from Europe. Founded by the Spanish in 1538 as Ciudad de la Plata de la Nueva Toledo (Silver Town of New Toledo) on the lands of the Yampara, indigenous culture of the Characas confederation, La Plata was for many years the judicial, religious and cultural centre of the region. The city was renamed in honour of the deceased leader of the fight for Independence, Antonio Jose de Sucre in 1839, when it was declared the first capital of Bolivia

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    Population

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    Weather

    warm

    Altitude

    2810 m.a.s.l.

    Area

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    Official language

    Español

    Native Language

    Quechua

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