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Flag of Costa Rica
Land Area 51,060 km2
Water Area 40 km2
Total Area 51,100km2 (#126)
Population 4,872,543 (#123)
Population Density 95.43/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $79.26 Billion
GDP Per Capita $16,100
Currency Colon (CRC)
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Costa Rica Flag:
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The flag of Costa Rica was officially adopted on September 29, 1848. The blue and white are the original colors used by the United Provinces of Central America, while the combined red, white and blue are modeled after the colors of the French Tricolore. The country's coat of arms is found on the red panel and the three volcanoes in the country are featured.

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Costa Rica Coat of Arms:
costa rica coat of arms The Coat of Arms shows three volcanoes representing the country's three mountain ranges and a valley. These divide two oceans where ships are sailing, symbolizing the sea ports of the Pacific and the Caribbean Ocean.

The seven stars stand for the seven provinces of Costa Rica, and the rising sun commemorates the birth of the new nation. At the top of the coat of arms there is an inscription that reads: "Central America"!
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

Costa Rica Trivia

What Languages are Spoken in Costa Rica?

panish is the official language of Costa Rica. A number of indigenous languages such as Cabécar, Bribri, and Maléku are also spoken.

What Languages Are Spoken In Costa Rica?

What is the Biggest City in Costa Rica?

San José is the largest city in Costa Rica, with a population of 333,980.

Biggest Cities In Costa Rica

What Kind of Government Does Costa Rica Have?

Costa Rica is a presidential, representative democratic republic, whereby the president serves as the country's head of state and head of government.

What Type of Government Does Costa Rica Have?

What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is endowed with natural resources including arable land, minerals, wildlife, rivers, forests, and the country's beautiful scenery.

What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Costa Rica?

What is the Capital of Costa Rica?

San José is the capital city of Costa Rica.

What Is the Capital of Costa Rica?

What Kind of Mammals are From Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is home to diverse plant and animal life. The country contains 5% of world’s biodiversity. Some mammals that are native to Costa Rica include the West Indian Manatee, the Baird's tapir, and the rough-toothed dolphin.

Native Mammals Of Costa Rica

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