Where is Costa Rica?

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 About Map: Map showing Where is Costa Rica located on the World 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

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  • Costa Rica Information & Facts

    CountryCosta Rica
    Continent North America
    Where is Located Costa Rica is a country located in the Central America
    Coordinates 9.933333, -84.083333
    Capital San Jose
    Largest City San Jose
    Neighboring Countries Nicaragua, Panama
    Administrative divisions7 provinces
    Area 51,100 sq km (19,700 sq mi) (126th)
    Population5,094,118 (123rd)
    Official Language Spanish
    Currency Costa Rican colon(CRC)
    ISO Alpha-2 CodeCR
    ISO Alpha-3 Code CRI
    ISO Numeric Code188
    GDP $58.822 billion 2012 estimate
    Calling code +506
    Time Zone CST (UTC-6)
    AirportDaniel Oduber Quirós International Airport
    Internet TLD .cr

    Places to Visit in Costa Rica

    National Museum of Costa RicaMuseo del JadeParque Metropolitano La Parque Diversiones
    Parque Nacional Manuel AntonioTamarindoMonteverdeMonteverde Cloud Forest Biological Preserve
    Puerto Viejo de TalamancaParque Nacional CorcovadoLa FortunaCocos Island
    TortugueroSanta Teresa BeachParque Nacional TortugueroQuepos
    LimonCahuitaMontezuma BeachOsa Peninsula
    Nicoya PeninsulaParque Nacional CahuitaParque Nacional Rincón de la ViejaSámara
    Puerto JiménezParque Nacional Palo VerdeOsa PeninsulaDrake Bay