Overview - Costa Rica

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Capital:San José
Area:51,100 km²
Population:4,075,261
Language(s):Spanish, English.
Religion(s):Roman Catholic - 76.3%, Evangelical - 13.7%, Jehovah's Witnesses - 1.3%, other Protestant - 0.7%, others - 4.8%, none - 3.2%.
Ethnic Group(s):White and Mestizo - 94%, Black - 3%, Amerindian - 1%, Chinese - 1%, others - 1%.