Costa Rica

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Republic o Costa Rica
República de Costa Rica
Banner o Costa Rica
Coat o airms o Costa Rica
Banner Coat o airms
Naitional motto: "Vivan siempre el trabajo y la paz"  (Spainyie)
"Lang live wirk an peace"
Location o  Costa Rica  (Green)
Location o  Costa Rica  (Green)
Offeecial leid Spainyie
Caipital San José
Lairgest ceety caipital

Heid o State -

Presidential republic

Preses Laura Chinchilla

Area 51,100
Population 4,253,897
Foondin 15 September 1821
Siller Costa Rican colón
Time zone UTC-6
Naitional anthem Noble patria, tu hermosa bandera  (Spainyie)
Noble hamelaund, yer beautiful banner 1
Naitional flouer
Patron saunt
Internet TLD .cr
Cawin code +506

Costa Rica (pronounced /ˌkoʊstə ˈriːkə/ ( listen)), offeecially the Republic o Costa Rica (Spainyie: Costa Rica or República de Costa Rica, pronoonced: [reˈpuβlika ðe ˈkosta ˈrika]) is a kintra in Central Americae, bordered bi Nicaragua tae the north, Panama tae the soothaest, the Paceefic Ocean tae the wast an sooth an the Caribbean Sea tae the east.


Costa Rica, which means "Rich Coast", constitutionally abolisht its army permanently in 1949 thus becomin militarily neutral. It is the anerlie Laitin American kintra includit in the leet o the warld’s 22 aulder democracies. Costa Rica haes consistently been amang the tap Latin American kintras in terms o the Human Development Index, an rankit 69t in the warld in 2011. The kintra is rankit 5t in the warld, an 1st amang the Americaes, in terms o the 2012 Environmental Performance Index.