Thursday, 19 January 2012
Republic of Costa Rica
Capital San José
Official language(s) Spanish
Recognised regional languages Mekatelyu, Bribri
- from Spain September 15, 1821
- from Mexico (the First Mexican Empire) July 1, 1823
- from United Provinces of Central America March 21, 1847
Nicaragua to the north,
Panama to the southeast,
The Pacific Ocean to the west and
the Caribbean Sea to the east.
Costa Rica, which means "Rich Coast".
San José, Costa Rica.
Provinces of Costa Rica
Provinces of Costa Rica and Cantons of Costa Rica Costa Rica is composed of seven provinces, which in turn are divided into 81 cantons (Spanish: cantón, plural cantones), each of which is directed by a mayor.
The provinces are:
7. San José
In Costa Rica the visitor can enjoy lovely tropical beaches, the grandest adventures, the wonders of nature, scintillating culture, all the necessary components of an ideal vacation. No wonder, then, that thousands of tourists have made Costa Rica their top travel choice.