The current population of Costa Rica is 4.872 million. Their national language is Spanish. The capital city of Costa Rica is San Josè. The currency is Colon. .0018 colon=1 USA dollar. The 2 neighboring countries are Nicaragua and Panama.
This is an example of colon.
This is a map of Costa Rica with it's many cities and border countries.
FAMOUS PLACES TO VISIT IN COSTA RICA:
One out of the many places to visit in Costa Rica is Arenal Volcano. This is a famous place to visit because it is an active volcano and last erupted in 2010. The evaluation is 5,479 ft.
Another great place to visit is Manual Antonio National Park. This place has beautiful beaches and scenery, championship surf tournaments, hiking, rafting/kayaking, canopying, bird watching or sport fishing.
This amazing place is La Fortuna Waterfall. At this place, the water drops 200 ft into the pool at the bottom. People swim there and there is a walking/horseback trail that leads to it.
SOME POPULAR EXPRESSIONS IN COSTA RICA:
Ipura Vida!- means pure life but more than anything it’s a way of life and is commonly used as a solution or exclamation.
Mae- can be used to mean “dude” between friends or simply to refer to any man or woman.
Tico/Tica- costa ricans are often referred to as “ticos”. this nickname is modified according to gender.
In the picture above is a very popular meal in Costa Rica called Casado. It has beans, rice, bell peppers, onions, fried plants, cabbage, tomato, carrot, and a choice of meat between chicken, fish, pork, or steak.
Horchata is a very popular drink in Costa Rica. Horchata is a corn or sweet rice drink with cinnamon.
Costa Rica's climate varies a lot and diverse. But it is normally very hot and tropical do to the fact that is near the equator. Costa Rica does not really have a winter period.
This fun celebration is the annual "Oxcart festival parade". This festival happens on the first day of the year and what happens is, there are just bullfighting, dancing, food, etc.