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Costa Rica - CR / CRI

Name Costa Rica (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes CR / CRI
Continent North America
Continent code NA
Capital San Jose
Area 5106
DD coordinates 9.630189 / -84.254184
DMS coordinates 9°37'48.68" N / -84°15'15.06" W
UTM coordinates 16P 801372.73622528 1065734.1052069
Total cities 426
Flag of Costa Rica

Costa Rica location on map

Information about Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a part of the North America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Costa Rica, is CR.

It's territory covers an area of 5106 square kilometers. On nationwide level, Spanish is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Costa Rican. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 5035 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 278 km. Costa Rica merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 730 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 506 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use CRC as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services.

More facts

Official languages Spanish
Nationalities Costa Rican
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .cr
Phone codes 506
Currencies CRC
Life expectancy males Ø 77,5 years
Life expectancy females Ø 82,7 years
Birthrate 14,0 ‰
Deathrate 5,1 ‰
Males/Females 50,0%/50,0%

Where to fly from Costa Rica

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Liberia (CR) - Mexico City (MX) LIR MEX AA 1794 2 0 1322 207,00$
Liberia (CR) - Guatemala City (GT) LIR GUA UA 1265 1 0 975 770,00$
Updated 30.09.2022

Airlines providing flights in CR

CR economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 21223,0 M $
Importations 19611,6 M $
Tourism receipts 4,10 bn $
Unemployment rate 17,1%
Inflation rate 2,10%
Corruption index 57 (moderate)
Energy consumption 9,8 bn kWh

CR land use

8% Urban areas 4052 km²
35% Agricultural areas 18125 km²
54% Forest 27584 km²
0% Water areas 40 km²
3% Others 1339 km²

CR transport

Roadways 5035 km
Railways 278 km
Waterways 730 km
Commercial harbors 11
Airports 123

Costa Rica cities by first letter

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From Costa Rica to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
AUS Flag of Australia Australia Oceania Canberra 15652 km
DEU Flag of Germany Germany Europe Berlin 9500 km
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 11812 km
ZAF Flag of South Africa South Africa Africa Pretoria 12360 km
ARE Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Asia Abu Dhabi 14112 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 10484 km
ARM Flag of Armenia Armenia Asia Yerevan 12423 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 5756 km
AUT Flag of Austria Austria Europe Vienna 9778 km
AZE Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Asia Baku 12595 km

There are many ways to find how far is Costa Rica (CR) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Costa Rica to Haversine
North pole 8937 km 5553 mil
Equator 9378 km 5827 mil
South pole 11078 km 6884 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Costa Rica and Cocos [Keeling] Islands is 19708 kilometers or 12246 miles.
The most smallest distances between Costa Rica and Nicaragua is 373 kilometers or 232 miles.
We found information about 426 cities.
The area of Costa Rica (CR) is 5106 square kilometers.
Yes, Costa Rica is part of the continent of North America.
Official name of CR is The Republic of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica has approximately 123 airports.