South America

People, Countries, and Cities

What is the world’s highest capital city

La Paz, Bolivia, is the world’s highest capital city. La Paz is located high in the Andes mountains at an elevation of 12,507 feet (3,700 meters). It was founded in 1548 by Spanish explorers and is now home to approximately 711,000 people.


This is a web preview of the "The Handy Geography Answer Book" app. Many features only work on your mobile device. If you like what you see, we hope you will consider buying. Get the App