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1 CHRISTMAS IN COSTA RICA By. Cordell Dyous 4,805,295 was the population of Costa Rica in 2012

2 Christmas day in Costa Rica is on December 25th

3 Costa Rica main language  In Costa Rica they speak Spanish  Feliz Navidad is Merry Christmas in Spanish  ica

4 Costa Rica Christmas tree  Costa Rica Christmas trees are decorated with lights and ornaments 

5 Costa Rica’s Santa Claus  In Costa Rica the gift bringer is often Nino Dios [Child God, meaning Jesus] christmas-st-nicholas-a-man-of-many-names/ christmas-st-nicholas-a-man-of-many-names/

6 Costa Rica Christmas characters  Nino Dios is an important character. Nino Dios is just a different name for St.Nicholas 

7  The traditional Costa Rican Christmas food is tamales, baked pork legs and tons of eggnog during December.  food/hristmas Eve dinner is 

8  Good boys and girls would get presents bad boys and girls would not get as much.

9 Unique things about Costa Rica  December is a very special month in Costa Rica. The children begin their long "summer" vacation from school. The four month long rainy season has ended.  Costa Ricans love to celebrate and many take vacations at this time of year. They have three main parades after the beginning of the Christmas season on Dec. 16 th 

10 Bibliography  - traditions-in-Costa- Rica.html - traditions-in-Costa- Rica.html  costarica.com/culture/costa-rican-christmas-food/hristmas Eve dinner is     many-names/ many-names/  


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