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 Who is the monetary unit of Costa Rica named after?

Answer The currency of Costa Rica is the colon, which is named after Cristobal Colon (Christopher Columbus), who discovered the country in 1502. The country's name means "rich coast", alluding to the gold... Read More »
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How far is Hermosa, Costa Rica from Alajuela, Costa Rica?

Via road, the distance between Hermosa and Alajuela, Costa Rica, is 130 miles (210 kilometers). The trip, which travels northwest through such cities as San Jose and Quesada, takes approximately 3 ... Read More »
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Costa Rica poll: How do Costa Ricans view time and space?

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Is Costa Rica a part of the U.S.?

Costa Rica is not a part of the United States. It is an independent country located between Nicragua and Panama in Central America. The country declared independence from Spain in 1821 and official... Read More »
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Is Costa Rica part of the U.S.?

Costa Rica is an autonomous Central American country bordered by Panama to the south and Nicaragua to the north. This nation declared its independence from Spain in 1821 and has experienced a large... Read More »
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