History

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 2021
Minor Keith and the History of Costa Rica's Train to Limon : The Tico Times


USMNT WCQ Series History: Costa Rica Home U.S. Soccer
United States reliance on youth pays off in comeback win over Costa Rica ESPN
U.S. Rallies to Beat Costa Rica in World Cup Qualifier The New York Times
USMNT Costa Rica WCQ Preview Last Word on Baseball


American killed with 5 workers on Costa Rican ranch had legal history that could hint at a motive Daily Mail
Who Was Costa Rica's National Hero Juan Santamaria? : The Tico Times