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Although Explored By The Spanish Early In The 16Th Century, Initial Attempts At Colonizing Costa Rica Proved Unsuccessful Due To A Combination Of Factors, Including: Disease From Mosquito-Infested Swamps, Brutal Heat, And Resistance By Natives
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Costa_Rica

The first natives in Costa Rica were hunters and gatherers, and Costa Rica served as an "Intermediate Region" between Mesoamerican and Andean native  ...

www.geographia.com/costa-rica/history.htm

The first European explorer to encounter Costa Rica was the Great Navigator himself, Christopher Columbus. The day was September 18, 1502, and Columbus ...

globaledge.msu.edu/countries/costa-rica/history

Costa Rica: History. 1561. Juan de Cavallon of Spain leads the first successful colonizers into Costa Rica. Columbus discovered and named the area in 1502, ...

www.britannica.com/place/Costa-Rica

Apr 10, 2017 ... Last Updated: 4-10-2017 See Article History. Alternative Titles: Republic of Costa Rica, República de Costa Rica. Costa Rica. flag of Costa ...

www.entercostarica.com/travel-guide/about-costa-rica/history

The history of Costa Rica starts in Pre-Columbian times when the indigenous people of the area were part of the Intermediate Area between Mesoamerican and ...

www.infoplease.com/country/costa-rica

Learn about the history, geography and culture of Costa Rica and find statistical and demographic information.,Information on Costa Rica — map and flag of ...

www.lonelyplanet.com/costa-rica/history

History of Costa Rica, experience the modern and ancient historic past events, people and governments of Costa Rica - Lonely Planet.

www.donquijote.org/culture/costa-rica/history

Spanish colonization had a huge impact on the history of Costa Rica.It took nearly 60 years for Spanish settlers to make a strong hold of the country.

www.vivacostarica.com/costa-rica-information/history-of-costa-rica-2.html

The first European to ever reach Costa Rica, Christopher Columbus anchored off of its eastern shores on September 18, 1502. After a violent storm damaged his ...