Costa Rica was part of the Federal Republic of Central America until it had unofficially dissolved by 1841. The blue, white and red horizontal stripes was it officially adopted in 1906 as the official flag of Costa Rica. The flag seen with the national shield displayed on the red stripe is called “Pabellón”.
Costa Rica Ideals.
Red: the warmth of Costa Rican people.
Blue: means the sky, opportunities and intellectual thinking.
White: means happiness, wisdom, power and beauty of the sky.
(2018). The Costa Rica National Flag. Retrieved May 15, 2019, from Webmaster website: https://www.blueriverresort.com/the-costa-rica-national-flag/