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The Alliance entered Bolivia in 1997. Today, The Christian and Missionary Alliance of Bolivia is comprised of three organized churches and 540 inclusive members. Currently, there are no international missionaries assigned to Bolivia.

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The Christian and Missionary Alliance of Bolivia: 3 organized churches, 1 ordained minister, 363 baptized members, and 540 inclusive members

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Demographics

Population
Population—8,857,870
Infant mortality rate—53.1/1,000
Life expectancy—65.5
Capital City
La Paz, administrative capital (1,576,100)
Sucre, judicial capital (204,200) pop.
Geography
Equal to the size of California and Texas combined, Bolivia (424,162 sq. mi.) has a great plateau with an average altitude of 12,000 ft. in the western part. Almost half of Bolivia’s population lives on the plateau. The northern and eastern two-thirds of the country is lowlands ranging from rain forests to grasslands.
Languages
Spanish
Quechua
Aymara
Ethnicity/Race
Quechua—30%
Mestizo—30%
Aymara—25%
White—15%
Economy
Per capita income—$2,600
Inflation—4.9%
Unemployment—9.2%
Literacy rate—87% (2003 est.)
Government/Political Climate
Republic; broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1982, but leaders have faced difficult problems of deep-seated poverty and social unrest.
Religion
Roman Catholic—95%
Protestant (Evangelical Methodist)—5%

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