Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a small country in Central America bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east.

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San José is the capital of Costa Rica. San José, the capital, is on a plateau in the Central Valley at 1200 m elevation.

La Fortuna de San Carlos is a small town in the north of Costa Rica.

Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is a small coastal town in Caribbean Costa Rica in the province of Limón.


The Central Pacific region is in Costa Rica. All major airlines fly into the capital.

Costa Rica's Central Valley is the most populated region of the country; the capital city, San José, is there and so is the Juan Santamaría airport.

South Pacific Costa Rica is likely the greenest part of the country, and offers a number of national parks, such as the Chirripo National Park.

Limón, the easternmost province of Costa Rica, is situated in the country's Caribbean lowlands.

Guanacaste is a province in Costa Rica. Guanacaste covers the majority of the territory of Northern …

North Costa Rica, also known as "Región Norte" or "Huetar Norte" is a region located within Costa Rica and borders in the north to Rio San Juan Region of Nicaragua.

Costa Rica

  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  4,520,000
  • Latitude of center:  9° 51' (9.85°) north
  • Longitude of center:  83° 56' 45.6" (83.946°) west
  • Elevation:  1,415 meters (4,642 feet)
  • Capital:  San Jose
  • Area:  51,100 km² (19,730 miles²)
  • Languages:  Spanish, English
  • Currency:  Colon (CRC)
  • Phone code:  506
  • Internet domain:  .cr
  • Neighbors:  Nicaragua, Panama
  • Wikidata:  Costa Rica
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Costa Rica

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Other Names for Costa Rica

  • Akan:  Kɔsta Rika
  • Albanian:  Kosta Rika
  • Amharic:  ኮስታ ሪካ
  • Arabic:  كوستاريكا
  • Armenian:  Կոստա-Ռիկա
  • Azerbaijani:  Kosta Rika
  • Bambara:  Kɔsitarika
  • Belarusian:  Коста-Рыка
  • Bengali:  কোস্টারিকা
  • Bosnian:  Kostarika
  • Bulgarian:  Коста Рика
  • Burmese:  ကော့စ်တာရီကာ
  • Central Khmer:  កូស្តារីកា
  • Chinese:  哥斯达黎加
  • Croatian:  Kostarika
  • Czech:  Kostarika
  • English:  Republic of Costa Rica
  • Esperanto:  Kostariko
  • Ewe:  Kosta Rika nutome
  • Faroese:  Kosta Rika
  • Fulah:  Kosta Rikaa
  • Ganda:  Kosita Rika
  • Georgian:  კოსტა-რიკა
  • Greek:  Κόστα Ρίκα
  • Gujarati:  કોસ્ટા રિકા
  • Hausa:  Kwasta Rika
  • Hebrew:  קוסטה ריקה
  • Hindi:  कोस्टारीका
  • Icelandic:  Kostaríka
  • Indonesian:  Kosta Rika
  • Irish:  Cósta Ríce
  • Japanese:  コスタリカ
  • Kannada:  ಕೊಸ್ಟಾ ರಿಕಾ
  • Kikuyu:  Kostarika
  • Korean:  코스타리카
  • Kurdish:  کۆستاریکا
  • Lao:  ຄອສຕາລິກາ
  • Latvian:  Kostarika
  • Lingala:  Kositarika
  • Lithuanian:  Kosta Rika
  • Luba-Katanga:  Kositarika
  • Macedonian:  Костарика
  • Malagasy:  Kosta Rikà
  • Malay (macrolanguage):  Kosta Rika
  • Malayalam:  കോസ്റ്ററിക്ക
  • Maltese:  Kosta Rika
  • Marathi:  कोस्टारिका
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  कोष्टारिका
  • North Ndebele:  Khosta Rikha
  • Occitan (post 1500):  Còsta Rica
  • Oriya (macrolanguage):  କୋଷ୍ଟା ରିକା
  • Persian:  کاستاریکا
  • Polish:  Kostaryka
  • Rundi:  Kositarika
  • Russian:  Коста-Рика
  • Sango:  Kôsta Rîka
  • Serbian:  Костарика
  • Shona:  Kostarika
  • Slovak:  Kostarika
  • Slovenian:  Kostarika
  • Somali:  Kosta Riika
  • Spanish:  República de Costa Rica
  • Swahili (macrolanguage):  Kostarika
  • Tamil:  கோஸ்டாரிகா
  • Telugu:  కోస్టారికా
  • Thai:  คอสตาริกา
  • Tibetan:  ཀོ་ས྄ཊ་རི་ཀ།
  • Tigrinya:  ኮስታ ሪካ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands):  Kosita Lika
  • Turkish:  Kosta Rika
  • Ukrainian:  Коста-Рика
  • Urdu:  کوسٹا ریکا
  • Vietnamese:  Cốt-xta Ri-ca
  • Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Kuusita Ríkà
  • Zulu:  i-Costa Rica

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