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Costa Rica. By : Qua’Sha. Original & Spanish Name. República de Costa Rica. http://www.veintemundos.com/images/content/20-worlds/costa_rica/mapa_costa_rica.png. Map of Costa Rica & the square miles. Area: 51,100 km² (19,730 sq. miles) . Capital & Its Flag. Capital: San José.

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Costa rica
Costa Rica

By : Qua’Sha


Original spanish name
Original & Spanish Name

República de Costa Rica

http://www.veintemundos.com/images/content/20-worlds/costa_rica/mapa_costa_rica.png


Map of costa rica the square miles
Map of Costa Rica & the square miles.

Area: 51,100 km² (19,730 sq. miles)


Capital its flag
Capital & Its Flag

  • Capital: San José


Population
Population

4.6 million (2009)


Official currency
Official Currency

  • Costa Rica's currency, the colon (colones plural) currently exchanges at around ¢520 per US dollar.


A gricultural products
Agricultural products

  • Sugar cane

  • Banana

  • Pineapple

  • Fresh whole cow milk

  • Oranges

  • Mangoes

  • Nuts

  • Cocoa beans

  • Lemons and limes

  • Strawberries


Type of government
Type Of Government

  • Costa Rica Has A Democratic Republic and Republic Government .



History
History

  • Christopher Columbus in his fourth and final voyage in 1502 was the first European explorer that visited Cost Rica.

  • Columbus gave it its name which actually means “rich coast” because he believed the land to be filled with precious metals.


History1
. . . .History

  • September 15th, 1821 Costa Rica like the rest of Central America became independent from Spain.


Sources
Sources

  • http://www.veintemundos.com/en/spanish/costa-rica/

  • http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Flag_of_Costa_Rica_(state).svg

  • http://costa-rica-guide.com/travel/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=185&Itemid=33

  • http://www.vacationcity.com/information/agriculture/

  • http://world-leaders.findthedata.org/l/94/Costa-Ricahttp://

  • www.costarica-luxury-rentals.com/history_culture.html

  • http://www.entercostarica.com/travel/189/History.php

  • http://travelcostaricanow.com/index.php/Costa_Rica_History_Timeline


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