Costa Rica
Exploring the Culture of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforested Central American country with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific. Known as "Rich Coast" in Sanish, officially the Republic of Costa Rica. There are over 104,000 Native American or indigenous inhabitants in Costa Rica, representing 2.4% of the population. Most of them live in secluded reservations, distributed among eight ethnic groups: Quitirrisí (in the Central Valley), Matambú or Chorotega (Guanacaste), Maleku (northern Alajuela), Bribri (southern Atlantic), Cabécar (Cordillera de Talamanca), Guaymí (southern Costa Rica, along the Panamá border), Boruca (southern Costa Rica) and Térraba (southern Costa Rica).

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Photo of Red Eyed Leaf (Tree) Frog
Red Eyed Leaf (Tree) Frog
Photo of Costa Rica Prison Church
Costa Rica Prison Church
Photo of Costa Rica Prison
Costa Rica Prison
Photo of Costa Rica Prison Bat
Costa Rica Prison Bat
Photo of Prison Graffitti
Prison Graffitti
Photo of Prison Graffitti
Prison Graffitti
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