The first natives in Costa Rica were hunters and gatherers, and Costa Rica
served as an "Intermediate Region" between Mesoamerican and Andean native
The first European explorer to encounter Costa Rica was the Great Navigator
himself, Christopher Columbus. The day was September 18, 1502, and
Country of Central America. Its capital is San José. Of all the Central American
countries, Costa Rica is generally regarded as having the most stable and most ...
History of Costa Rica, experience the modern and ancient historic past events,
people and governments of Costa Rica - Lonely Planet.
History, language and culture guide for Costa Rica including key historical events
, information on the spoken languages, useful phrases, social conventions, ...
Costa Rica's History from the pre-Columbian era to Christopher Columbus'
discovery, colonial developments, independence to current 21st century events.
When Spanish explorers arrived in what is now Costa Rica at the dawn of the
16th century, they found the region populated by several poorly organized, ...
Travel through our timeline of major events in Costa Rica's history. ... The Diquís,
native people living in what is now southern Costa Rica, begin using gold to ...
The National Geographic Guide to Costa Rica observes that this t.
Costa Rican history dates back to about 10,000 BC, the pre-Columbian period
when indigenous nations settled in fertile valleys and lived in the shadows of ...