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Costa Rica Travel Guide

Quick Facts
Capital San Jose
Government Democratic Republic
Currency Costa Rican colon (CRC)
Area 51,100 km2
Population 4,075,261 (July 2006 est.)
Language Spanish (official), English (creole) spoken around Puerto Limon
Religion Roman Catholic 76.3%, Evangelical 13.7%, other Protestant 0.7%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.3%, other 4.8%, none 3.2%

Costa Rica is a country in Central America. In the north it borders Nicaragua and in the southeast Panama. To the west, there is the Pacific Ocean and to the east, the Caribbean Sea.

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