San Jose, Puerto limon, San Francisco, Alajuela
Was it controlled by another country
Costa Rica used to be controlled by Guatemala and gained independence in 1821.
5 stripes blue white red white blue (pattern) image on middle red stripe
Pacific Ocean to the west, Caribbean Sea to east, Panama southeast, Nicaragua north.
Cental Mountain Range, Talomanca Mountain Range, Tilaran Mountain Range.
Government type: Liberal Democracy
Leader: Luis Guillermo solís
Currency: Costa Rican colón
Economic system: Socialism
People should go to Costa Rica to see Arenal volcano, Manuel Antonio National park, Corcovado National Park and more.
Toursists can see volcanoes erupt, wildlife, and landmarks.