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Religion

COSTA RICA

Roman Catholicism is the official state religion and all limitations on the free exercise of other religions are illegal, but in practice other religions are not yet equal before the law.

POPULATION:  4,857,218  (2015)
CAPITAL CITY:  San Jose
POLITICAL PROFILE: Presidential Republic

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Politics

Independent of Spain in 1821. A long history of stable, multiparty democratic government. Costa Rica has exercised a stabilizing influence in the conflicts of surrounding lands.
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Economy

Traditionally dependent on agriculture. Recent growth in the tech sector and a boom in tourism (especially eco-tourism) have gone a long way in relieving a depressed economy.  Inflation and the deficit are very high, and 20% still live in deep poverty. A leading country for ecological conservation.

Public debt 42% of GDP.
Income/person $6,544 (14% of USA).

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