Costa Rica, officially known as the Republic of Costa Rica, is a Central America country with a rich culture, beautiful natural qualities, a peaceful political climate and open arms for the many tourists who come to visit each year. Bordered in by Nicaragua and Panama, this small country shines out as a diamond in the rough.
Broken into seven regions, the country is extremely diverse in landscape and even climate. Focused on preserving their natural flora and fauna, Costa Rica’s land is largely protected in the spirit of conservation, and the beauty of the country is no doubt due to it’s unspoiled natural beauties. The people of Costa Rica have been praised as being one of the top five countries in terms of environment sustainability. They have learned to respect the environment and to preserve the natural wonders that surround them. The rainforests are safeguarded from pollution and misuse so that they can be a source of life and loveliness. The country also has amazing volcanos and incredible rivers running all about that have been kept safe from pollutants. Recreational hunting is also banned there.
Costa Rica is not only beautiful, but its people have found a way to live a relatively peaceful life amongst the other more volatile neighboring countries. They are proud of having a democratic government, and they have survived without an army since 1949. Though the country is relatively small, and it’s people on the lower income level of the spectrum, they have accomplished much in the way of societal development and dealing with human rights.
Due to its geography, Costa Rica benefits from a tropical climate throughout the year. Instead of basing the seasons on how hot or cold it gets, the seasons are based on rainfall. The summer is the dry season and the winter is the wet season. The climate can change quite dramatically based on where you are in the country so one must always be prepared.
Costa Rica is a country most beloved by its people and those who come to visit. Since the economy is dependent on tourism, the natives open their arms to visitors. This unique country is certainly a treasure.