Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforest covered country in Central American. It has coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific.
Roughly a quarter of its area is made up of protected jungle, teeming with wildlife including spider monkeys and quetzal birds.
Costa Rica has a total of 51,100 sq.km (19,730 sq.mil) and possesses the greatest density and biodiversity of species in the world.
The highest point in the country is Cerro Chiripo at 3,820 metres (12,532 ft). The highest volcano in the country is the Volcan Irazu (3,431 m / 11,257 ft) and there are about 60 recognizable Volcanoes with several still active.
The capital, San Jose, is home to cultural institutions like the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity.
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