The given Costa Rica location map shows that Costa Rica is located in Central America of North America continent, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east.
Costa Rica Location Map
Where is Costa Rica Located?
Costa Rica map also shows that it shares its boundaries with Nicaragua in the north and Panama in the east and south. Besides, country has coastlines from east side as well as from west side. The Pacific Ocean in the west and the Caribbean Sea in the east respectively limit the Costa Rica’s further extension. Since, it has large coastline from both sides therefore, its name is given Costa Rica because Costa Rica means Rich Coast
In comparison to other Latin American countries Costa Rica has high Human Development Index, ranked merely 62nd in the world in 2010. Surprisingly, Costa Rica is ranked 3rd in the world, and 1st in America, in terms of the 2010 Environmental Performance Index. In 2007, the Costa Rican government announced plans for the country that is to become the first carbon neutral country by 2021.
The climate of Costa Rica is tropical with distinct features. The economy of Costa Rica is growing with the industrial development along with country’s infrastructure.
What is the capital of Costa Rica?
Its capital is San José
Popular Cities in Costa Rica?
Costa Rica Information & Facts
|Where is Located||Costa Rica is a country located in the Central America|
|Largest City||San Jose|
|Neighboring Countries||Nicaragua, Panama|
|Administrative divisions||7 provinces|
|Area||51,100 sq km (19,700 sq mi) (126th)|
|Currency||Costa Rican colon(CRC)|
|ISO Alpha-2 Code||CR|
|ISO Alpha-3 Code||CRI|
|ISO Numeric Code||188|
|GDP||$58.822 billion 2012 estimate|
|Time Zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|Airport||Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport|
Places to Visit in Costa Rica
|National Museum of Costa Rica||Museo del Jade||Parque Metropolitano La||Parque Diversiones|
|Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio||Tamarindo||Monteverde||Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve|
|Puerto Viejo de Talamanca||Parque Nacional Corcovado||La Fortuna||Cocos Island|
|Tortuguero||Santa Teresa Beach||Parque Nacional Tortuguero||Quepos|
|Limon||Cahuita||Montezuma Beach||Osa Peninsula|
|Nicoya Peninsula||Parque Nacional Cahuita||Parque Nacional Rincón de la Vieja||Sámara|
|Puerto Jiménez||Parque Nacional Palo Verde||Osa Peninsula||Drake Bay|