Costa Rica #C28 (1937)

Costa Rica #C28 (1937)

The Republic of Costa Rica (República de Costa Rica), is located on the Central American isthmus, lying between latitudes 8° and 12°N, and longitudes 82° and 86°W, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island. It has a population of around 4.5 million, … Continue reading Costa Rica #C28 (1937)

British Honduras #116 (1938)

British Honduras #116 (1938)

British Honduras was the name of a territory on the east coast of Central America, south of Mexico, after it became a British crown colony in 1862. The capital was established at what became Belize City. In 1964, British Honduras became a self-governing colony. The colony was renamed Belize in June 1973 and gained full independence in September 1981. For the pre-colonial and post-colonial history … Continue reading British Honduras #116 (1938)