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Costa Rica

Costa Rica FlagMajor cities : San José (Capital), Alajuela, Desamparados, San Carlos and Cartago.
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Population, Area, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Costa Rica Subdivision

List of administrative levels in that compounds Costa Rica.

Heredia ProvinceLimonPuntarenas
San Jose

Costa Rica Information

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ISO 3166-1CR - CRI - 188
NATO country codeCS - CRI
FIPS 10-4 codeCS
ContinentAmericas / Central America
Costa Rica CapitalSan José
Official languageSpanish
Name of the inhabitantsCosta Rican
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 National anthemNoble patria, tu hermosa bandera

Costa Rica Head of state

President of the RepublicCarlos Alvarado (2018)

Costa Rica Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Costa Rica.

  1. Christianity 95 %
  2. Other5 %

Costa Rica Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Costa Rica (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area51,100 km² (19,730 sq mi)
Population5,024,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 98.3 /km² (254.6 /sq mi)
Length of coastline1,290 km
Perimeter1,929 km
Life expectancy79.6 Year (2015), ♀ : 82.2 Year, ♂ : 77.1 Year
Average years of schooling 8.7 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.794 (2018)
Gross domestic product59 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 2.7 %
11,744 US$ per capita
Unemployment10.2 % of labor force (2018) Chart
Inflation2.3 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: BB- (Negative, 25 February 2016)
  • Fitch: BB+ (Stable, 21 November 2011)
  • Moody's: Ba2 (Negative, 9 February 2017)

Costa Rica Chart

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Population, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation

Costa Rica Covid-19

Incident rate4,314.57
Case fatality ratio1.36416 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

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

Costa Rica's border with 2 other countries. The list of Border countries of Costa Rica below classified by border length (in kilometers).

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

Costa Rica Map

Below, simply locate Costa Rica through the plan and map with or without relief and satellite image of our partner.

Costa Rica Climate

  1. Monsoon 48 %
  2. Tropical savanna climate 24 %
  3. Tropical rainforest climate 17 %
  4. Oceanic climate 11 %

Costa Rica Weather (San José)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Costa Rica for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of San José).

Costa Rica Electricity

Electrical standard in Costa Rica (voltage, power outlet ...)

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

Costa Rica Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Costa Rica classified by annual passenger transit.

Juan Santamaría International Airport

Costa Rica Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in Costa Rica selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

Hotel Monte TerrasMonte Terras

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
$US 75
Hotel Cariari B & BCariari B & B

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
$US 80
Hotel Hotel Vista del CerroHotel Vista del Cerro

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
$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
$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
$US 35
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Costa Rica Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Costa Rica and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 15Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 1124
WinterParticipation : 6Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 21Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 1124
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