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Costa Rica

Costa Rica
(In Detail)
''National motto:
Official language Spanish
Capital San Jose
President Abel Pacheco
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 125th
51,100 km≤
0.7%
Population
 - Total (2003 E)
 - Density
Ranked 122st
3,835,000
75,05/km≤
Independence
 - Date
From Spain
September 15, 1821
Currency Colon
Time zone UTC -6
National anthem Noble patria, tu hermosa bandera
Internet TLD.cr
Calling Code506

The Republic of Costa Rica is a republic of Central America. Remarkably for the region, Costa Rica has stood as a bastion of stability and democracy for decades. In fact, Costa Rica has no military, only a domestic police force. The capital is San Josť.


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