Costa Rica Independence Day
Costa Rica (about this sound); Spanish: [Acosta Erica]; literally “Rich Coast”), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (Spanish: Rep: Costa Rica) is a Central American country, bordering Nicaragua to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the northeast, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Islands. Its total population covers an area of 51,060 square kilometers square miles) with a population of about 5 million. An estimated 22 million people live in the surrounding metropolitan area of the capital and largest city, San Jose. An independent state is a presidential constitutional republic. It is known for its long and stable democracy and highly educated workforce, most of whom speak English.