Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in Latin America. Poverty affects the quality of life of the majority of the population.
325.6 sq km (125.7 sq mi)
Description: Santa Cruz is the capital of the Santa Cruz department in eastern Bolivia. Situated on the Pirai River in eastern Bolivia, the city of Santa Cruz and its metropolitan area are home to over 70% of the population of the department and it is one of the fastest growing cities in the world.
Area: 1,407 sq km (543 sq mi)
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