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8 Costa Rica Facts You should Know

1.) 96% Literacy Rate
2.) 79.3 years Life Expectancy
3.) $18 is the average daily wage
4.) Less than 1% are indigenous
5.) 4.6% of worlds biodiversity
6.) You can see the Atlantic and the Pacific from the same spots
7.) Voted Happiest People on the Planet for 2 different years
8.) Want to be Carbon Neutral by 2021 (This is irrelevant for most environmentalist because outsourcing work to China who will pump carbon into the same atmosphere the Costa Rica uses to sustain life is sort of a catch 22)