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The American History Museum represents the heritage and culture of the United States

The museum details each and every aspect that has contributed towards the development of the country. From scientific, social and technological scenarios to political development and cultural backgrounds, the museum focuses on a wide range of things.

One of the most visited mainland parks in Ecuador

The Cotopaxi National Park is a huge nature reserve that encompasses an area of 33,393 hectares. Extending into the Cotopaxi, Napo and Pichincha Provinces, the park is known for being home to the tallest active volcano in the world, the Cotopaxi Peak, from which the park derives its name.

Media coverage of Crescentrating's Top 10 Halal Friendly Holiday Destinations for 2012 and the Top 10 Halal Friendly Shopping Destinations for 2012:

 

The American Art Museum of the Smithsonian Institution features an exclusive compilation of the largest collection of American Art

Located in the Penn Quarter neighborhood of Washington D.C., the museum is housed in the National Historic Landmark Building along with the National Portrait Gallery.The museum serves as a center of study and preservation of the rich artistic and cultural heritage of the country.

CRaHFT Ranking 2012 | Top 10 Halal Friendly Airports (OIC Countries)

In our series of CRaHFT Ranking 2012, we are excited to announce "CrescentRating's Halal Friendly Travel (CRaHFT) Ranking 2012" of the Top 10 Halal Friendly Airports (OIC Countries) in 2012.

Traveling through airports in OIC countries is actually much easier for Muslim travelers; not only do they have all of the facilities we usually find at an airport, but can also take comfort in the fact that the airports will almost always have certain necessities such as Halal food availability and a prayer room. The 10 airports listed below were chosen as the Top 10 Halal Friendly Airports in OIC Countries for 2012 because they go a little beyond the norm; some have full-sized mosques while others have extensive selection of Halal Food.

  • Salar de Uyuni Bolivia

    The earth's incessant mirror to the sky, Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia is the largest salt flat in the world  Apart from inquisitive visitors, the area is also thronged by photographers who flock to the area to seize the beautiful scene in their cameras. Salar de Uyuni is not only the…
  • Sail on Lake Titicaca

    Counted among the highest situated navigable lakes in the world Lake Titicaca is situated on the Collao plateau at about 3812m above sea level. Around Lake Titicaca visitors can find several archaeological remains, numerous islands and exclusive works of nature. Situated at the border of Bolivia and Peru, Lake Titicaca is…
  • Capturing National History at the Casa de la Libertad

    The Casa de la Libertad or the Liberty House in Sucre is where the Bolivian independence was declared. Designated as a national memorial, the museum is the symbolic heart of the nation and a true representation of the Bolivian history. It was at this place where the declaration of independence…
  • Noel Kempff Mercado National Park - A Natural Heritage of Humanity

    Considered as one of the largest national parks in the Amazon Basin The Noel Kempff Mercado National Park is named after a well-known Bolivian biologist. Located about 600km from the city of Santa Cruz, the park borders Brazil and is one of the most beautiful and must-visit places for travelers visiting…
  • Explore a Variety of Wildlife in the Madidi National Park

    Located in the Bolivian Amazon, the Madidi National Park is placed in the northern part of Bolivia. Home to a wide variety of wildlife, the Madidi National Park has the maximum biodiversity in not only Bolivia but also the world. The park is considered to be one of the most extraordinary…
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Bolivia Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: La Paz

COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Santa Cruz de la Sierra

GEOGRAPHY

Bolivia is landlocked country situated in South America. With a total area of 1,098,580 square kilometres, Bolivia shares borders with Brazil, Paraguay, Argentin, Chile and Peru.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 10.9 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.

CLIMATE

The climate of Bolivia vareis from region. Summers are generally warm while winters are very cold in the west, and it snows around the mountain ranges.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Spanish, Quechua and Aymara are the three official languages. English is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT -4hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

Government: 8 AM to 4 PM
General: 9 AM to 5 PM


HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: August 6th
May Day: May 1st
All Saints Day: November 1st
Christmas: December 25th
New Year's Day: January 1st

CURRENCY

Bolivian Boliviano

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 110
Medical: 118
Fire: 119

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