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Costa Rica's Information

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Land Area 51,060 km2
Water Area 40 km2
Total Area 51,100km2 (#126)
Population 4,872,543 (#123)
Population Density 95.43/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $79.26 Billion
GDP Per Capita $16,100
Currency Colon (CRC)
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Climate:
Costa Rica's tropical climate is pleasant throughout the year, with prevailing trade winds helping to cool much of the coastal areas.

March through May are the hottest months, while somewhat cooler temperatures are the norm during December, January and February.

As usual, in mountainous countries, temperatures vary by elevation. In Costa Rica, the average high temperature in the elevated Central Valley (I.E. San Jose) is near 72° F; in the lows 80s along the Caribbean coastline, and approaching 90° F on the Pacific coast.

The country receives copious amounts of rain, with an annual yearly average near 100 inches (250cm). The heaviest amounts fall along the Caribbean coastline in the form of afternoon showers.


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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Costa Rica Trivia

What is the Biggest City in Costa Rica?

San José is the largest city in Costa Rica, with a population of 333,980.

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What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Costa Rica?

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What are the Seven Natural Wonders of Costa Rica?

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San José is the capital city of Costa Rica.

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