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

latitude: 8.27627 / longitude: -84.88914

General information


You need to pay 2650.00₡ (that corresponds to $3.91 USD) for a Big Mac at McDonald's ©. In 2021 the GDP was $64,282,438,666 USD, which ranks it number 76 in the world. The sign for the local currency is ₡ (CRC).


This nation has a number of interesting universities, including University of Costa Rica.


There are 4,890,379 inhabitants, or 0.066% of the population of planet earth.


51,100 km² make up the entire country, they use a postcode system and the key cities are: San José, Alajuela, Quesada, Liberia, San Pedro. People from this country speak these languages: Spanish. This nation's capital is San José and the country shares a border with Nicaragua, Panama.


You can find some UNESCO listed places: Cocos Island National Park, Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Precolumbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquís. Example of famous dishes in this country: Gallo pinto.

Good to know

Visit to learn more about this nation. The ISO code is CR, telephone numbers begin with +506, the domain name ".cr" is used by the country's websites


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