Santa Cruz, the capital of the Oriente, founded in the 16th century, has become a modern town that is architecturally a lot less interesting than the country's other three large towns. However, this is a compulsory stop for leaving on excursion towards the Amazonian parks. Furthermore, international flights most often arrive here, which allows you to gradually get used to the altitude.
Surface area : 424,163 sq mi km2
Population : 10,907,778 estimated population in 2010 inhabitants
Time difference : GMT-5