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Population: 5.058 Million

President: Carlos Alvarado

Capital: San José

Area: 51,100 km2 (19,700 sq mi)

Independence: September 15, 1821

Did you know...

...that Costa Rica has no army?

...that Costa Rica generates more than 99% of its electricity using renewable energy?

...that in Costa Rica, the sun rises and sets at the same time 365 days a year?