Facts Costa Rica

 

Total Area:

51,100 sq km

 

Population:

4,075,261

 

Independence:

15 September 1821 (from Spain)

 

Ethnic groups:

white (including mestizo) 94%, black 3%, Amerindian 1%, Chinese 1%, other 1%

 

Total fertility rate: 2.24 children born/woman

 

Net migration rate: 0.49 migrants/1,000 population

 

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Photos Costa Rica

Riding through Costa Rica in the rainy season

(Oct 07)

 

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