What is Costa Rica?

  • (noun): A republic in Central America; one of the most politically stable countries in Latin America.
    Synonyms: Republic of Costa Rica

Costa Rica

Costa Rica (i/ˌkoʊstə ˈriːkə/, meaning "rich coast" in Spanish), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (Spanish: Costa Rica or República de Costa Rica, ), is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east.

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Manuel Argüello Mora
... Manuel Argüello Mora was born in San José, Costa Rica in 1834 ... He is one of the first Costa Rican authors, and with 1888's Misterio, was its first novelist ... He obtained his education at the University of Santo Tomás in Costa Rica and the Universidad de San Carlos in Guatemala, where he obtained a degree in law ...
Puerto Viejo De Talamanca
... in Talamanca in Limón Province in southeastern Costa Rica, known simply as Puerto Viejo to locals ... originally called Old Harbor until the Spanish central Costa Rican government institutionalized Spanish as the new local language and changed the names of the ... There is another town commonly known as Puerto Viejo in northeastern Costa Rica, which can confuse visitors ...
List Of Coffee Varieties - Arabica Varieties
... formation of the Pacas variety in El Salvador (from Bourbon) and the Villa Sarchi in Costa Rica (from Bourbon) ... Panama Arabica Panama, Costa Rica Gesha or Geisha variety, grown in the highlands of Boquete in Chiriquí Province, highly sought after by bidders in auctions, achieving high prices ... Brazilian Santos is usually of the Bourbon variety Sarchimor Interspecific hybrid Costa Rica, India A hybrid between the Costa Rican Villa Sarchi and the Timor variety ...
Max Jiménez
... Max Jiménez, one of Costa Rica's important early writers, was born in San José, Costa Rica in 1900 ... tells a series of events in an agricultural community in Costa Rica, though the events transcend the country itself ...
Costa Rica, Sinaloa
... Costa Rica is the name of a small town located about 30 minutes (by car) south of Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico ... In its beginnings Costa Rica was a small peasant town created due to the existence of the sugar cane processing plant that was there ... Like other cities in Mexico, the city of Costa Rica, Sinaloa's condition is a result of corruption and narcotraffic ...