Get to know Costa Rica


Flag of Costa Rica

The flag of Costa Rica was designed and created in 1848 and incorporated in the same year on September 29th under the presidency of José María Castro Madriz. The First Lady, Pacífica Fernández Oreamuno, designed the flag of Costa Rica. The flag was inspired by the colors of the national flag of France and the ideals of the French Revolution, which stands for liberty, equality and fraternity.

The colors represent

  • Blue: the color of the sky over Costa Rica.
  • White: represents Peace in Costa Rica
  • Red: stands for the love of life


Flag of Costa Rica

Flag of Costa Rica


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