Costa Rica

Summary

Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Liberal democracy
Presidential system
Republic
Unitary state
Contained by
Area
51,100 km² (19730 mi²)
GDP (nominal)
19964893792.0 (2005, US$)
11843228352.0 (1996, US$)
36217527244.0 (2010, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
11,900 (2008, US$)
Population
 

Country

ISO Short Name
COSTA RICA
Calling Code
506
FIPS Code
CS
Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
cr
Languages spoken
National anthem
Noble patria, tu hermosa bandera
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
Access without Exclusion
Agrarian Politics Union Party
Agricultural Labour Action Party
 

United Nations member state

Member of
 

Organization member

Member of
Central American Common Market
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Costa Rica (1906-11-27)
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
Legislative Assembly of Costa Rica
Governing officials
Laura Chinchilla (2010-05-08, President)
Agencies
Government
 

Location

Vacationers
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Costa Rican
 

Location

People born here
Geolocation
-84.078 × 9.925
Contains
Events
September 5, 2012 Costa Rica Earthquake
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
 

Dated location

Date founded
1821-09-15
 

Administrative Area

Short name
cr
Adjectival form
Costa Rican
Administrative parent
Administrative children
 

Statistical region

Internet users as percentage of population
25.1 (2006)
28.4 (2007)
0 (1990)
Life expectancy
61.603 (1960)
62.174 (1961)
62.739 (1962)
Fertility rate
1.91 (2008)
1.875 (2009)
1.848 (2010)
GDP growth rate
-0.956 (1961)
8.148 (1962)
4.785 (1963)
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (F, 1541.0, 1557.0)
 

Countries

Continent
 

Olympic participating country

IOC Code
CRC
Olympics participated in
Athletes
Athletic performances
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
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