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  1. 2. COSTA RICA
  2. 3. <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>The population from Costa Rica belongs to 4,509,290 inhabitants. </li></ul><ul><li>The territorial division </li></ul><ul><li>of Costa Rica understands </li></ul><ul><li>seven subdivided countries </li></ul><ul><li>in 81 cantons and 463 districts. </li></ul>GENERALITIES
  3. 4. <ul><li>46.8% of the domestic total surface is covered with forests, approximately 25% of the territory is protected. </li></ul><ul><li>With so alone 0.03% of the world terrestrial surface, Costa Rica possesses 6% of the biodiversity of our planet approximately. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>The good known Costa Rican popular sentence is Pura vida!. </li></ul><ul><li>The Costa Ricans are also </li></ul><ul><li>well-known as ticos, from 1856, </li></ul><ul><li>in that began to be called this way by the Nicaraguans. </li></ul>CULTURE AND CUSTOM
  5. 6. <ul><li>The sport more practiced by the Costa Ricans it is the soccer. The soccer is the sport with more liking in Costa Rica. </li></ul><ul><li>The “gallo pinto” is a Costa Rican traditional meal. This is served in the breakfasts. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>The Crater of the Volcano Poás is one of the favorite destinations of the foreign tourists. </li></ul><ul><li>The eco- t0urist is extremely popular among the foreign tourists that visit the wide quantity of national parks </li></ul><ul><li>and protected areas that exist for </li></ul><ul><li>the whole country. </li></ul>TOURIST DESTINATIONS
  7. 8. <ul><li>In Costa Rica if you want to enjoy some vacations, it can visit beaches of great beauty, national parks, to carry out mountain walks and rivers. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Carmen Granados , </li></ul><ul><li>known by all the Costa Ricans </li></ul><ul><li>as the “Alma National”, it has been one </li></ul><ul><li>famous folklorist, outstanding </li></ul><ul><li>composer, humorist, speaker, </li></ul><ul><li>poet, commentator, artist. </li></ul>OUTSTANDING CHARACTERS
  9. 10. <ul><li>Carmen Lyra . She popularized its </li></ul><ul><li>alias by means of the stories.  It was </li></ul><ul><li>the creator of the famous literary work “Cuentos de mi Tia Panchita.” </li></ul><ul><li>Lencho Salaza r. Without a doubt, Lencho is the most important figure in the humorous typical song from our country. Faithful to the oral tradition of the stories and our grandparents. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Special olympics Special olympics are a program that it demonstrates the capacity to reach the success of people with physical limitatations.
  11. 12. <ul><li>-Nery Brenes. </li></ul><ul><li>- The sisters Poll, Silvia y . Claudia. </li></ul><ul><li>- Alejandro Morera Soto </li></ul><ul><li>-José Rafael &quot;Fello&quot; Meza . </li></ul>Athletes from Costa Rica
  12. 13. <ul><li>Thank you for their attention! </li></ul>