Today’s question on Marriott World of Rewards:
Approximately what percentage of Costa Rica’s land area is in protected areas?
(Obtained from Wikipedia)
A little about Costa Rica and its protected areas
Costa Rica lies in that little strip below Mexico between the two continents – North America and South America. Surrounded by the Pacific ocean and Carribean sea on either sides, Costa Rica has plenty of beaches and the weather every holiday maker dreams of.
A fantastic place to live, Costa Rica was ranked 4th among Latin American in terms of HDI (Human Development Index) and 1st in all Americas and 5th world-wide in terms of Environmental Performance Index with 23% of its area preserved in protected areas.
No wonder the question about Costa Rica had to do with its protected areas.
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