Costa Rica

Where is it?

Country Map

Country Flag

    

Geography

    

Continent:
North America
Area:
51,100 sq km OR 19,730 sq mi
Coastline:
1,290 km OR 802 mi
Elevation extremes:
lowest point: 0 m OR 0 ft
highest point: 3820 m OR 12,533 ft

    

Population

    

Population:
4,807,850 (2010)
Population growth rate:
1.03% (2010)
Population density:
94 per sq km OR 244 per sq mi
Urban vs Rural Population:
Urban: 76.80%
Rural: 23.20%
Life Expectancy:
77.72 (2010)
Infant Mortality:
9.45 (2010)
Birth Rate:
15.1 per 1000 (2010)
Death Rate:
4.4 per 1000 (2010)
Overall Literacy:
97.80% (2010)
Male Literacy:
97.70% (2010)
Female Literacy:
97.80% (2010)

    

Government

    

Capital:
San Jos
Official Language(s):
Spanish

    

Economy

    

GDP Per Capita:
$7,783
Currency:
Costa Rican colon

Top