Costa Rica is in Central America, just north of the isthmus of Panama. Costa Rica is a bit smaller than our state of West Virginia. Costa Rica borders the Pacific Ocean on the west and the Caribbean Sea on the east. Costa Rica has three mountain ranges and several active volcanoes. Costa Ricas name means rich coast.
Capital City: San José (1.5 million) Population: 4.3 million Main People Groups: White and mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white, 94%), black (3%), Chinese (1%), Amerindian (1%) Main Languages: Spanish (official), English, Creole Religions: Roman Catholic (76%), Protestant (16%), other (5%), no religion (3%) Assemblies of God Facts: 15 missionaries work in Costa Rica. More than 143,000 people worship in 708 AG churches.