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
Anthem: "Noble patria, tu hermosa bandera" (Spaingie)
"Noble mitherland, your bonnie flag"
Location o Costa Rica
Location o Costa Rica
Capital San José
9°56′N 84°5′W / 9.933°N 84.083°W / 9.933; -84.083
Lairgest ceety capital
Offeecial leids Spaingie
Recognised regional leids
Ethnic groups (2011[1])
Releegion Roman Catholicism
Demonym
Govrenment Unitar presidential constitutional republic
• Preses
Luis Guillermo Solís
Helio Fallas Venegas
Ana Helena Chacón Echeverría
Legislatur Legislative Assembly
Unthirldom declared
• frae Spain
15 September 1821
1 Julie 1823
1838
• Recognisit bi Spain
10 Mey 1850
• Constitution
7 November 1949[2]
Aurie
• Tot
51,100 km2 (19,700 sq mi) (128t)
• Watter (%)
0.7
Population
• 2011 census
4,586,353[3]
• Density
84[3]/km2 (217.6/sq mi) (107t)
GDP (PPP) 2015 estimate
• Total
$74.324 billion[4]
• Per capita
$15,365[4]
GDP (nominal) 2015 estimate
• Total
$52.800 billion[4]
• Per capita
$10,916[4]
Gini (2009) 40.7[5]
middlin
HDI (2014) Increase 0.766[6]
heich · 69th
Siller Costa Rican colón (CRC)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
Drives on the right
Cawin code +506
Internet TLD .cr

Costa Rica (pronounced /ˌkoʊstə ˈriːkə/ (deprecatit template)), offeecially the Republic o Costa Rica (Spaingie: 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.

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Costa Rica, which means "Rich Coast", constitutionally abolisht its airmy 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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Censo Nacional 2011
  2. Central Intelligence Agency (2011). "Costa Rica". The World Factbook. Langley, Virginia: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 2011-10-04. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 El Financiero (2013-03-20). "Costa Rica tiene 4,6 millones de habitantes, según corrección del Censo 2011" (in Spanish). El Financiero, Costa Rica. Retrieved 2013-05-23. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "Costa Rica". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  5. "Gini Index". World Bank. Retrieved 2011-03-02. 
  6. "2015 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2015. Retrieved 14 December 2015.