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Map of Costa Rica

Map of Costa Rica

Bordering Countries: Nicaragua, Panama
Demonym: Costa Rican
Motto: "Noble patria, tu hermosa bandera" (Noble homeland, your beautiful flag)
Population: 4,755,234 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 1.24% (2014)
Government: presidential republic
Capital City: San José
Capital Coordinates: 9°55′N 84°4′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC-6
Currency: Costa Rican colón
Currency Code: CRC
Currencies Issued: centavo colon colone peso
GDP: $40.9 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $8,876 (2011)
GDP Growth Rate: 3.50% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 5.60% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 7.90% (2013)
Foreign Debt: $10.1 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: CR
Internet Country Code: .cr
Number of Internet Users: 1485000 (2009)
Calling Code: 506
Electrical Generation Capacity: 2800000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1847 from United Provinces of Central America
Area: 51,100 square km (51,060 km land) (40 km water)
Coastline: 1,290 km
Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Cerro Chirripo (3,810 m)
Life Expectancy: 78.23 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 1.91 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 8.70 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 0.30% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 23.70% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.744 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 4.8 (2011)
Literacy: 94.90 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 2

Number of coins in catalogue: 4

Number of stamps in catalogue: 9

Location of Costa Rica in North America

Regional Map for Costa Rica

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