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Costa Rica

The Republic of Costa Rica is a republic of Central America. Remarkably for the region, Costa Rica has stood as a bastion of stability and democracy for decades. In fact, Costa Rica has no military, only a domestic police force. The capital is San Josť.

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  • Much of the material in these articles comes from the CIA World Factbook 2000 and the 2003 U.S. Department of State website.



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