A small country in Central America that has already lost 90% of its rainforest to destruction—much of it due to cattle ranching. As a result of this loss, Costa Rica now works hard to protect the 10% of Costa Rican rainforest that remains.
a republic in Central America; one of the most politically stable countries in Latin America
a fabulous vacation destination with its beautiful beaches, volcanoes, river rafting, jungles and rainforests
Costa Rica accounting glossary
Coffee beans grown in Costa Rica are graded according to the altitude of the plantation. The best rating is, SHB (Strictly Hard Bean), is given only to beans grown at altitudes of between 4,500 and 6,000 feet.
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The best Costa Rica coffees display a full body and clean, robust acidity that make them among the most admired of Central American coffees.
a country that borders Panama to the northwest.
a country just north of Panama.
Costa Rica (literally 'rich coast'), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (Spanish: Costa Rica or RepÃºblica de Costa Rica, IPA: ), is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the south-southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, and the Caribbean Sea to the east. Costa Rica was the first country in the world to constitutionally abolish its army.