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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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