COSTA RICA


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Flag

Coat of Arms

Territory
51,100 km2 (126th)

Capital
San José

Language
Spanish-Mekatelyu-Bribri-Patois

Motto
'Long live work and peace'

National Flower
Orchid (Guarianthe skinneri)

National Animal
Clay-colored thrush (Turdus grayi)

National Animal
White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

Flag


Costa Rica Flag

Costa Rica, authoritatively the Republic of Costa Rica is a nation in Central America, circumscribed by Nicaragua toward the north, the Caribbean Sea toward the upper east, Panama toward the southeast, the Pacific Ocean toward the southwest, and Ecuador toward the south of Cocos Island. Costa Rica was meagerly possessed by indigenous people groups before going under Spanish principle in the sixteenth century. It remained a fringe state of the domain until autonomy as a feature of the First Mexican Empire, trailed by enrollment in the United Provinces of Central America, from which it formally announced freedom in 1847. From that point forward, Costa Rica has stayed among the most steady, prosperous, and dynamic countries in Latin America. Following the concise Costa Rican Civil War, it for all time nullified its military in 1949, getting to be one of just a couple of sovereign countries without a standing armed force.


Coat of Arms


Costa Rica Coat of Arms

Territory


Costa Rica Map

51,100 km2 (126th)


Capital


Costa Rica Capital

San José

San José is the capital and biggest city of Costa Rica. Situated in the mid-west of the Central Valley, San José is the seat of national government, the point of convergence of political and financial action, and the real transportation center point of this Central American country. The city is named out of appreciation for Joseph of Nazareth. In spite of the fact that few individuals live in the downtown area, it is the most significant working region of the nation, which acquires in excess of a million people day by day. As indicated by concentrates on Latin America, San José is one of the most secure and least savage urban areas in the district.


Languague


Costa Rica Languague

Spanish-Mekatelyu-Bribri-Patois



Motto


Costa Rica Motto

'Long live work and peace'



National Flower


Costa Rica National Flower

Orchid (Guarianthe skinneri)

Guarianthe skinneri is a types of orchid. It is local to Chiapas and to each nation in Central America. Guarianthe skinneri is the national bloom of Costa Rica. Was referenced as the Cattleya skinneri as the prior name by James Bateman in 1839. The scope of Guarianthe skinneri reaches out from the southern Mexican outskirt into Costa Rica where it is the national blossom.


National Animal


Costa Rica National Animal

Clay-colored thrush (Turdus grayi)

The clay-colored thrush (Turdus grayi) is a typical Middle American flying creature of the thrush family (Turdidae). It is the national winged animal of Costa Rica, where it is notable as the yigüirro. Other regular names incorporate dirt shaded robin. It ranges from South Texas to northern Colombia; west and north of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. It is restricted to the Atlantic incline, aside from a populace around Oaxaca City, Mexico that most likely starts from got away enclosure fowls. As a rule appearance and propensities it looks like different Turdus thrushes, for example, the American robin. It is about a similar length or somewhat littler: 23– 27 cm (9.1– 10.6 in), and weighs 74– 76 g (2.6– 2.7 oz) by and large. The plumage is caramel, to some degree lighter underneath than above, lightest on the flanks. Fowls from sticky locales are darker than those from dry areas. The throat is faintly streaked. Juvenile winged animals have black out mottling on the back and underparts. The bill is greenish-yellow with a dull base, the legs are pinkish or substance shaded, and the irises are ruddy—all helpful distinguishing proof focuses. The tune, rather low-pitched and with a moderate consistent beat, comprises of many slurred melodic expressions which are frequently rehashed unpredictably.


National Animal


Costa Rica National Animal

White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

The white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), otherwise called the whitetail or Virginia deer, is a medium-sized deer local to the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and South America as far south as Peru and Bolivia. It has additionally been acquainted with New Zealand, Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, the Lesser Antilles, and a few nations in Europe, for example, Finland, the Czech Republic, Romania and Serbia. The white-followed deer species has enormous hereditary variety and is versatile to a few situations. The deer's jacket is a rosy darker in the spring and summer and swings to a dim dark colored all through the fall and winter. The deer can be perceived by the trademark white underside to its tail. It raises its tail when it is frightened to caution the predator that it has been recognized. A sign of a deer age is the length of the nose and the shade of the coat, with more seasoned deer having a tendency to have longer noses and grayer coats. White-followed deer's evenly cut students consider great night vision and shading vision amid the day.


Demonym(s)

Costa Rican-Tico

Population

4,857,274
(2016 estimate)

Currency

Costa Rican colón (CRC)

Time Zone

UTC−6 (CST)

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