The nation of Bolivia in South America has many official languages. It includes Spanish, and more than 35 native languages.
The country of Bolivia was once part of Peru during the era of Spanish rule. After Simon Bolivar led Latin America to its independence he gave the option for either Bolivia to separate or stay united with Peru. They named the new country in his honor.
The country of Bolivia is named in honor of Simon Bolivar, who led most of South America to declare independence from Spain.