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Let’s Take a Trip to Costa Rica!<br />
President of Costa Rica<br />Laura Chinchilla is Costa Rica’s first female President, she assumed office on May 8, 2010<br />
Costa Rican Flag<br />The Costa Rican flag was adopted in November 27, 1906. The first lady, Pacifica Fernandez Oriamuno d...
Coat of Arms<br />The Coat of Arms was adopted September 29, 1848.<br />The stars symbolizes the seven provinces of the co...
Butterfly<br />Linnaeus butterfly of Costa Rica<br />
Hummingbird<br />The Costa Rican Colibrí <br />
Map of Costa Rica<br />
Currency<br />1 U.S. dollar =510.60 Costa Rican colons<br />
The Peace Pilgrim<br />Statue of the “Peace Pilgrim”, by Costa Rican sculptor<br />	Fernando Calvo<br />
Juan Santamaria<br />Juan Santamaria is Costa Rica’s national hero, he defended Costa Rica’s territory in the Civil War ag...
The National Theater<br />The National Theater opened to the public on October 21, 1897 one of the most accomplished archi...
References<br />Costa Rica. (2011). Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. 	Retrieved on October 10, 2011 from http://en.wikipe...
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  1. 1. Let’s Take a Trip to Costa Rica!<br />
  2. 2. President of Costa Rica<br />Laura Chinchilla is Costa Rica’s first female President, she assumed office on May 8, 2010<br />
  3. 3. Costa Rican Flag<br />The Costa Rican flag was adopted in November 27, 1906. The first lady, Pacifica Fernandez Oriamuno designed the flag in 1848.<br />The color blue: the sky<br />The color white: clear thinking<br />The color red: the warmth of the Costa Rican people and the blood shed for freedom.<br />
  4. 4. Coat of Arms<br />The Coat of Arms was adopted September 29, 1848.<br />The stars symbolizes the seven provinces of the country<br />Volcanoes represent the three mountain ranges in the country<br />The extensive valley between two oceans represent the Pacific ocean and Caribbean<br />The merchant ship represent the maritime history of the country<br />The golden frame represents the golden bead which is the coffee.<br />
  5. 5. Butterfly<br />Linnaeus butterfly of Costa Rica<br />
  6. 6. Hummingbird<br />The Costa Rican Colibrí <br />
  7. 7. Map of Costa Rica<br />
  8. 8. Currency<br />1 U.S. dollar =510.60 Costa Rican colons<br />
  9. 9. The Peace Pilgrim<br />Statue of the “Peace Pilgrim”, by Costa Rican sculptor<br /> Fernando Calvo<br />
  10. 10. Juan Santamaria<br />Juan Santamaria is Costa Rica’s national hero, he defended Costa Rica’s territory in the Civil War against the filibusters in Nicaragua on April 11, 1856.<br />
  11. 11. The National Theater<br />The National Theater opened to the public on October 21, 1897 one of the most accomplished architectural structures in Costa Rica.<br />
  12. 12. References<br />Costa Rica. (2011). Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved on October 10, 2011 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costa_Rica<br />
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