Costa Rica: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 8.27627 / longitude: -84.88914

General information


The inhabitants speak the following languages: Spanish. San José serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Nicaragua, Panama. The country has a 51,100 km² area, they use a postcode system and the primary cities are: San José, Alajuela, Quesada, Liberia, San Pedro.


In 2021 the GDP was $64,282,438,666 USD, which ranks it number 76 in the world. The local currency (CRC) is represented by the symbol ₡. In this country a Big Mac is worth 2650.00₡ (corresponding to $3.91 USD).


You can find famous universities here like University of Costa Rica.


This country represents 0.066% of the world's population with about 4,890,379 individuals.


Interesting food you need to try here: Gallo pinto. You can find some UNESCO listed places: Cocos Island National Park, Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Precolumbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís.

Good to know

The ISO code is CR, the domain name ".cr" is used by the country's websites, phone numbers start with +506 is a good place to find out more details on this country.


ISO code CR
Capital San José
Population 4,890,379
World percentage 0.066%
Main cities
Spoken languages Spanish
GDP (2021) $64,282,438,666
GDP position #76
Big Mac local price 2650.00₡
Big Mac USD price $3.91
Currency code CRC
Currency symbol
National dish Gallo pinto
TLD .cr
Phone prefix +506