Costa Rica has a democratic republic gonernment. Luis Guillermo Solís is their president. Its simular to ours with the three branches of government.
The colonial period began when Christopher Columbus reached the eastern coast of Costa Rica on his fourth voyage on September 18th of 1502. Numerous Spanish expeditions followed, eventually leading to the first Spanish colony in Costa Rica, Villa Bruselas founded in 1524. Following the Mexican War of Independence, Costa Rica became part of the independent Mexican Empire in 1821. Costa Rica was part of the Federal Republic of Central America in 1823, before gaining full independence in 1838.
Costa Rica's official language is Spanish. Some other common languages are Maléku, Cabécar, Bribri, Guaymí, and Buglere.
Religion: 70.5% of the population identify themselves as Roman Catholic, 13.8% are Evangelical Protestants, 11.3% said that they do not have a religion, and 4.3% said that they belong to another religion.
Pura Vida: This means “pure life,” and you’ll hear it used as a greeting, a goodbye or a way to say “thank you” or “you’re welcome.
Tuanis: This word means “cool.
Nos Juimos: This basically means “We’re outta here!”