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Medium Risk Area

Risk alert: increased activity of volcanoes could hamper travel 


National Aquatic Mammal: West Indian manatee

Median Age

National Bird: Yigüirro

Some of the worlds highest saltwater fish records

Incl. Pacific sailfish, Pacific Blue Marlin and PAcific Cubera Snapper

Surface area (sq/km)

National Animmal: White tailed deer

World's highest biodiversity density

5% of world’s biodiversity : 0.03% of world’s surace

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The beauty of Costa Rica...

The beauty of Costa Rica...

The beauty of Costa Rica...

The beauty of Costa Rica...

The beauty of Costa Rica...


  1. (17 July 2017)
  2. Worldometers (24 July 2017)
  3. CIA World Factbook (24 July 2017)
  4. (24 July 2017)

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