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 Lodge MargouillatLodge Margouillat
Tambor
Featuring an outdoor pool, Lodge Margouillat offers free Wi-Fi connection and private parking on site. The property serves breakfast and is free of charge. The dormitories have ceiling fans and safety deposit boxes... view more
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$US 65
Hotel Vista Naranja Ocean View HouseVista Naranja Ocean View House

Mal País
This holiday home is located on the hills overlooking Playa Carmen Beach and features Feng-Shui design, an extensive garden, terrace and solarium. Free private parking on site is possible... view more
from
$US 60
Hotel Hostel El TucanHostel El Tucan
Monte Verde
Hostel El Tucan is located in Monte Verde. It features free American-style continental breakfast, plus a fully equipped shared kitchen and free on-site parking. Lake Arenal is 19 km away... view more
from
$US 12
Hotel B&B Villas PanchimalcoB&B Villas Panchimalco
Playa Flamingo
B&B Villas Panchimalco is located 1 km from Flamingo beach and 4 km from Conchal beach. It features an extensive garden with children’s playground, swimming pool and free Wi-Fi throughout... view more
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$US 63
Hotel Sueños del Bosque LodgeSueños del Bosque Lodge
Ángeles
Situated on the edge of Los Quetzatles National Park, Sueños del Bosque offers rustic bungalows with free Wi-Fi and views of the tropical cloud forest. The complex has a restaurant and BBQ facilities... view more
from
$US 100
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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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