Addresses are usually written with just the street name (and often only the surname if the street is named after a person), followed by the number – for example, “Paredes 704” rather than “Calle Max Paredes 704”. Often, however, numbers are not used, and the nearest intersection is given instead – for example, “Illampu con Comercio”. Note also that street numbers in Bolivia do not always run consecutively: number 6 could easily be between numbers 2 and 4.

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