Costa Rica

By:Clara and Elliott

This is the Costa Rica flag

This is a map of Costa Rica

Facts:

Current Leader: Laura Chinchilla
Capital: San Jose
Neighboring Countries: Nicaragua and Panama
Population: 4,695,942
Important Products: coffee,pineapples,bananas,sugar,corn,rice,beans,and potatos
Major Cities: San Jose and Limon
Climate: tropical and subtropical
Landmarks: Manuel Antonio National Park,Nicoya Peninsula,Cocos Island

Culture:

Languages: Spanish and English
Holidays: Indapendance Day: September 15
Religions: Roman Catholic,Evangelical, Jehovah's Witness, and others

Interesting Facts:

1. Christopher Columbus was the first European to set foot in Costa Rica.

2. The name Costa Rica is Spanish for rich

3. There are many types of birds, trees, and animals in Costa Rica