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Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
Costa Rica Powerpoint
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    1. COSTA RICA
    2. COSTA RICA
    3. COSTA RICABy Sally Kuehn, Taylor Pani, Brooke Hartgers, & Dana Saidnawey
    4. Customs
    5. Greetings Customs
    6. Greetings Customs Gestures
    7. Greetings Customs GesturesWhen two men greet eachother, they usually shake handsWhen two women greet eachother, they usually touch eachother lightly on the forearm. Ifthe women are close friends,they kiss each other once onthe cheekWhen a man and a womangreet each other, they typicallyshake hands or give each othera small kiss on the cheek
    8. Greetings Customs GesturesWhen two men greet each Pointing with one finger isother, they usually shake hands normal, but it is considered rude if you are clearly pointingWhen two women greet each at another personother, they usually touch eachother lightly on the forearm. If Clapping one hand with thethe women are close friends, backside of the other andthey kiss each other once on dragging the second handthe cheek down is a common gesture that means, “Let’s go”When a man and a womangreet each other, they typically Fidgeting hands and feet areshake hands or give each other impolitea small kiss on the cheek
    9. Geography
    10. GeographyCosta Rica has many coastalplains separated by mountainsThere are over 100 volcanoes1/4 of the land is protected bythe governmentOver 1,100 miles of coastlineIrazu is the tallest volcano inCosta RicaThere are many rainforests inCosta Rica
    11. Wildlife
    12. Wildlife130 species of freshwater fish160 species of amphibians208 species of mammals220 species of reptiles850 species of birds1,000 species of butterflies1,200 varieties of orchids9,000 species of plants34,000 species of insects
    13. Religion
    14. ReligionRoman Catholicism is the most popular religion with 70.2% of the population44.9% identify themselves as practicing Roman Catholics25.6% identify themselves as non-practicing Roman Catholics13.8% identify themselves as evangelical Protestants11.3% say they are not religious4.3% say they are “another religion”Other religions in Costa Rica include: Buddhism Hinduism Judaism Islam Jehovah’s Witnesses
    15. Holidays
    16. HolidaysHolidays that are celebrated in Costa Rica but not in the United States include:
    17. HolidaysHolidays that are celebrated in Costa Rica but not in the United States include:St. Joseph’s Day (March 19)National Hero’s Day Parades in Alajuela -Commemorates the national hero who fought atthe Battle of Rivas in 1865 (April 11)St. Peter and St. Paul’s Day (June 29)Anexion de Guanacaste - Celebrates Guanacaste’sentrance into the Costa Rican union in 1824 (July25)Virgin of Los Angeles Day - Honors Saint Mary,Patron Saint of Costa Rica (August 2)Independence Day - Celebrates Costa Ricanindependence from Spain in 1821 (September 15)All Soul’s Day a.k.a Day of the Dead (November 2)
    18. Thanks For Watching!
    19. Thanks For Watching!

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