Costa Rica Independence Day

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2020 DateSeptember 15, 2020
2021 DateSeptember 15, 2021
Costa Rica Independence Day

Costa Rica Independence Day History

Costa Rica Independence Day commemorates the country's freedom from Spanish control on the 15th of September, 1821. After three centuries of Spanish rule, most of Central America was liberated on this day. Costa Ricans celebrate with parades, performances, and the hoisting of their flag.

Costa Rica Independence Day Facts

  • Costa Rica containsmore than 5% of the world's biodiversity.
  • The national flower is the guaria morada, an orchid.

Costa Rica Independence Day - References and Related Sites

costarica.org: Costa Rica Independence Day
www.costarica.com: Costa Rica

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