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Costa Rica

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Costa Rica, which means "rich coast", is located in Central America between the Caribbean Sea (to the east) and the Pacific Ocean (to the west). Costa Rica is home to numerous volcanoes, waterfalls, beaches, and tropical rainforests. Aside from the beautiful landscape and wildlife, Costa Rica is also well known for its coffee, happy lifestyle, and gallo pinto (traditional food dish consisting of rice and beans).


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