History

History and Sociology
History and Sociology
Costa Rica have NO ARMY
Costa Rica has been an independent country for the whole twentieth century.

Guayabo National Monument - Archaeology
Indigenous Cultures
Sociological Links
Geological History
Conquest and Colonization
Provinces 7 provinces - 81 Cantons - 463 Districts
Other names of country

Origin of name:

Spanish for rich coast. Columbus thought there was gold to be found there.

Danish: Costa Rica
Dutch: Costa Rica, Republiek Costa Rica (formal)
English: Republic of Costa Rica (formal)
Finnish: Costa Rica
French: Costa Rica m
German: Costa Rica n
Icelandic: Kostaríka
Italian: Costa Rica f
Norwegian: Costa Rica, Republikken Costa Rica (formal)
Portuguese: Costa Rica, República f da Costa f Rica (formal)
Spanish: Costa Rica, República f de Costa f Rica (formal)
Swedish: Costa Rica
The History Channel - Costa Rica Special
Indigenas

Indígenas
Población indígena / Indigenous population : 1%
Reservas Indígenas: 320.886 Hectáreas (22 reservas)
Indian Reservations: 1, 240 square miles (22 reservations)
Etnias indígenas (reservas) / Tribes (reservations) :
Malekus (Guatusos), Chorotegas (Matambú), Huetares (Quitirrisí y Zapatón), Cabécares (Nairí-Awari, Chirripó, Alto de Chirripó, Tayni, Telire, Talamanca Cabécar y Ujarrás), Bribrís (Cocles, Talamanca Bribrí, Salitre y Cabagra), Teribes (Térraba), Borucas (Boruca y Curré) y Guaymies (Coto Brus, Abrojo Montezuma, Osa, Conte Burica).
Idiomas indígenas / Indigenous languages :
Maleku, Cabécar, Bribri, Guaymí y Brunca.

Costa Rica history 2019
President Alvarado addresses Costa Rican protests, urges peace and dialogue The Tico Times President Carlos Alvarado delivered a nationwide address Monday evening in response to protests that have disrupted travel throughout the country.

The Museums of Costa Rica: Preserving Our Heritage The Costa Rica News National Museum of Costa Rica. Immerse yourself in one of the most interesting and impressive museums in Costa Rica, The National Museum of Costa Rica is ...

Banana Cultivation: Deeply Rooted In the Culture of Costa Rica The Costa Rica News The bananas of Costa Rica are along with coffee and cocoa the most important agricultural products for export, generating a significant impact on the economy, ...

Producers Will Take Course on History and Production of Cocoa in Guatuso The Costa Rica News If you are from Guatuso or its surroundings, do not miss this training course on the history and production of cocoa in the area. It is aimed at cocoa producers ...