Costa Rica

Summary

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

Country

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

Taxonomy Subject

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

Dated location

Date founded
1821-09-15
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Countries

Continent
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Costa Rican
 

United Nations member state

Member of
 

Location

Vacationers
 

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
 

Organization member

Member of
Central American Common Market
 

Olympic participating country

Athletic performances
IOC Code
CRC
Olympics participated in
Athletes
 

Statistical region

Fertility rate
1.848 (2010)
7.311 (1960)
1.91 (2008)
GDP growth rate
-0.956 (1961)
8.148 (1962)
4.785 (1963)
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)
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
Agricultural Labour Action Party
Alajuelense Democratic Action
Access without Exclusion
 

Location

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

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Costa Rican
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
cr
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
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