La Paz


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La Paz

 (lə päz′, lä päs′)
The administrative capital and largest city of Bolivia, in the western part of the country near Lake Titicaca. Built on the site of an Inca village, it is the highest capital in the world, lying at an altitude of about 3,660 m (12,010 ft) above sea level.

La Paz

(læ ˈpæz; Spanish la ˈpaθ)
n
(Placename) a city in W Bolivia, at an altitude of 3600 m (12 000 ft): seat of government since 1898 (though Sucre is still the official capital); the country's largest city; founded in 1548 by the Spaniards; university (1830). Pop: 1 533 000 (2005 est)

La Paz

(lə ˈpɑz, ˈpɑs)
n.
1. the administrative capital of Bolivia, in the W part; Sucre is the official capital. 992,592; ab. 12,000 ft. (3660 m) above sea level.
2. the capital of Baja California Sur, in NW Mexico. 137,641.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.La Paz - capital city in western Bolivia and the administrative seat of Bolivia's governmentLa Paz - capital city in western Bolivia and the administrative seat of Bolivia's government; largest city in Bolivia
Bolivia, Republic of Bolivia - a landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain
Translations

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A magnitude 4.2 quake struck La Paz town in Agusan del Sur on Tuesday evening, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said.
Embassy La Paz regularly conducts meetings with local contacts, which creates the need for a space that reflects positively on American values.
Teresa Gisbert nacio en La Paz, en una familia de emigrantes de habla catalana, que se establecio en Bolivia en la segunda decada del siglo XX.
In this essay, I examine the ways migrants to La Paz transformed the city politically, socially, and physically.
SCENERY: A trip on the cable car connecting the Bolivian capital, La Paz, with the satellite city of El Alto offers stunning views of the Illimani Mountain.