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European Costa Rican

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European Costa Rican

European Costa Rican
Total population
Approx. 4,414,185
Regions with significant populations
 Costa Rica (Approx. 4,414,185[1])
Costa Rican Spanish, English
Related ethnic groups
White Latin American, White Caribbean

European Costa Ricans or White Costa Ricans are Costa Ricans whose ancestry lies within the continent of Europe, most notably Spain and Italy.

As of 2013, Costa Ricans of White ancestry (including mestizos) are the majority ethnic group in Costa Rica, accounting for 94% of the country's population.[1]

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References and footnotes

  1. ^ a b "CIA - The World Factbook -- Costa Rica". CIA. Archived from the original on 7 May 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
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