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Costa Rica Facts

  • Costa Rica is one of the 5 countries from Central America

  • Language: Primary language is Spanish

  • Currency: Colón (Plural is Colónes)

  • Population: as of 2008 its population is 4,526,430

  • Land Size: 51,060 square kms (19,714 square miles)

  • Capital: San Jose

  • Borders: Nicaragua, Panama, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean

  • Industries - food processing, textiles and clothing, construction materials, fertilizer, plastic products. main Crops: Coffee, bananas, sugar, corn, rice, beans, potatoes, beef, timber.

  • Land divisions: - Costa Rica has 7 Provinces
    San Jose, Alajuela, Heredia, Guanacaste, Cartago, Puntarenas, Limon.

  • Major Cities:
    San José, Puerto Limón, San Francisco, Alajuela, Liberia, Paraíso, Puntarenas, San Isidro, Curridabat, San Vicente

    * Pueblos de Alajuela * Pueblos de Cartago * Pueblos de Guanacaste * Pueblos de Heredia * Pueblos de Limon * Pueblos de Puntarenas * Pueblos de San Jose










    Resources:
    http://costa-rica-guide.com/travel/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=185&Itemid=334
    http://www.crica.com/info/info_intro.html
    http://www.geonames.org/CR/largest-cities-in-costa-rica.html
    http://www.historycentral.com/NationbyNation/Costarica/Economy.html
    http://asi-es-costa-rica.es.tl/Provincias-de-Costa-Rica.htm

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