Costa Rica

Major cities : San José (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Costa Rica Information

ISO 3166-1CR - CRI - 188
NATO country codeCS - CRI
FIPS 10-4 codeCS
IOC CodeCRC
Continent /
Costa Rica CapitalSan José
Name of the inhabitantsCosta Rican
Costa Rica National anthemNoble patria, tu hermosa bandera
Costa Rica National Day15 September
Costa Rica Currency Costa Rican colón (CRC)
Costa Rica 13 %
Costa Rica Calling code+506
Costa Rica Country domain code .cr
Costa Rica Vehicle registration plateCR
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC -6:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Group of 77

Costa Rica Head of state

President of the RepublicLaura Chinchilla (2010)
Vice-President of the RepublicAlfio Piva Mesén (2010)
Vice-President of the RepublicLuis Liberman Ginsburg (2010)

Costa Rica Religion

  1. Christianity 95 %
  2. Other 5 %

Costa Rica Data

City1
Area51,100 km² (19,730 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants4,550,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 89.0 /km² (230.6 /sq mi)
Length of coastline1,290 km
Perimeter1,929 km
Life expectancy79.1 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 8.3 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.725 (2010)
Gross domestic product23 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 5.0 %
5,125 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)57 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
12,580 US$ per capita
Inflation7.0 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: BB (Stable, 20 february 2012)
  • Fitch: BB+ (Stable, 21 november 2011)
  • Moody's: Baa3 (Stable, 5 august 2011)

Costa Rica Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Hydroelectricity

Costa Rica Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Corn
  2. Potatoes
  3. Bananas
  4. Pineapples
  5. Coffee
  6. Poultry
  7. Rice
  8. Beef
  9. Sugar
  10. Beans
  11. Timber
  12. Melons
  13. Ornamental plants
  14. Dairy

Costa Rica Border

  1. Panama Panama 330 km
  2. Nicaragua Nicaragua 309 km

Costa Rica Map

Costa Rica Climate (Capital)

  1. Monsoon 100 %

Costa Rica Weather (San José)

Costa Rica Electricity

Voltage120 V
Frequency60 Hz
Power plugPower plug : A Power plug : B
Power socketPower socket : A Power socket : B

Airport Costa Rica

Juan Santamaría International Airport  

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Costa Rica Hotel

Hotel Monte TerrasMonte Terras

Tronadora
Monte Terras is located 100 metres from Lake Arenal and 5 minutes’ walk from Tronadora Main Square. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout and free breakfast is included... view more
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$US 75
Hotel Cariari B & BCariari B & B

Heredia
This Spanish-style home is located in a residential area and offers its guest the possibility to use the facilities at the Cariari Country Club, just a 5-minute walk from the property... view more
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$US 80
Hotel Hotel Vista del CerroHotel Vista del Cerro

Fortuna
Hotel Vista del Cerro is located 2 km from La Fortuna Central Park and 25 minutes’ drive from Arenal Volcano National Park. It features an extensive garden with stunning volcano views and a swimming pool... view more
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$US 41
Hotel Casa Isabella Costa RicaCasa Isabella Costa Rica

San José
Offering charming guest rooms with free Wi-Fi, Casa Isabella Costa Rica is set in the Escazu Hills, 10 minutes’ drive from central San José and 20 minutes' drive from Juan Santamaría International Airport... view more
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$US 80
Hotel Cabinas BucusCabinas Bucus

Puerto Manzanillo
Cabinas Bucus is located 150 metres from Manzanillo Beach and the town centre is just 100 metres away. The owner is a professional tour guide who can take the guests to know interesting sightseeing... view more
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$US 35
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Costa Rica Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 13Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 1124
WinterParticipation : 5Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 18Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 1124
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