Costa Rica By: Andrew Lizer Marissa Wallace Alyssa Saam
Gobierno <ul><li>Capital: San Jose </li></ul><ul><li>Presidente: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>President Oscar ARIAS Sanchez (sinc...
Tiempo <ul><li>Weather: Tropical </li></ul><ul><li>Dry Season: (December to April)  </li></ul><ul><li>Rainy Season: (May t...
Gente y Religon <ul><li>Gente:  </li></ul><ul><li>Population:4,253,877  </li></ul><ul><li>Age: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>0-14 ...
Brief History <ul><li>Early Years: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded by Columbus in 1502 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Independence: ...
Monumentos y Atracciones Populares <ul><li>San José fat lady </li></ul>
Musica y bailes <ul><li>Musica:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Disco nightclubs in San Jose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>American an...
Comida <ul><li>Grown:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bananas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coffee beans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pi...
Citations <ul><li>http://www.costarica.com/about-costa-rica/useful-information/a-brief-history-of-costa-rica/ </li></ul><u...
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Costa rica

  1. 1. Costa Rica By: Andrew Lizer Marissa Wallace Alyssa Saam
  2. 2. Gobierno <ul><li>Capital: San Jose </li></ul><ul><li>Presidente: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>President Oscar ARIAS Sanchez (since 8 May 2006) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tipo de Gobierno: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>democratic republic </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Tiempo <ul><li>Weather: Tropical </li></ul><ul><li>Dry Season: (December to April) </li></ul><ul><li>Rainy Season: (May to November) </li></ul><ul><li>Average temperature: 80 °F, to 69 °F </li></ul>
  4. 4. Gente y Religon <ul><li>Gente: </li></ul><ul><li>Population:4,253,877 </li></ul><ul><li>Age: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>0-14 years: 26.7% 15-64 years: 67.1% 65 years and over: 6.2% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ethnic: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>white 94%, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>black 3%, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amerindian 1%, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese 1%, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>other 1% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Idiomas: Spanish & English </li></ul><ul><li>Religions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Roman Catholic: 76.3% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evangelical: 13.7% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jehovah’s Witnesses: 1.3% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protestant: .7% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other: 4.8% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>None: 3.2% </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Brief History <ul><li>Early Years: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded by Columbus in 1502 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Independence: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1852 declared independ. From Spain With other central American prov. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Coffee Trade: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Influenced Europeans to immigrate there in the 1850’s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Railroad construction to link trade route from Caribbean coast to Europe. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twentith Century & Now: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First democratic elections in 1889 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rafael Calderon fraudulently won election and created civil war (2000+ deaths) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Still have trade including: bananas, coffee, pineapple sugar. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Monumentos y Atracciones Populares <ul><li>San José fat lady </li></ul>
  7. 7. Musica y bailes <ul><li>Musica: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Disco nightclubs in San Jose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>American and British rock and roll and pop </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Balies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Soca </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Salsa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cumba </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Merengue </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Comida <ul><li>Grown: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bananas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Coffee beans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pineapple </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sugar </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rice and beans </li></ul>
  9. 9. Citations <ul><li>http://www.costarica.com/about-costa-rica/useful-information/a-brief-history-of-costa-rica/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.infocostarica.com/culture/food.html </li></ul><ul><li>https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/cs.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costa_Rica </li></ul>

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