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  • Costa Rica Overview

    The jewel of Central America, Costa Rica is one of the best places to enjoy the tropics Costa Rica signifies golden beaches, hiking, nature-viewing and lots of surfing. One of the must-visit destinations, Costa Rica presents guests with a number of interesting activities to enjoy. It is one of the most…
  • The Arenal Volcano

    The Arenal Volcano is one of the primary natural attractions of Costa Rica The volcano attracts a number of visitors every year after it last erupted in 1968. There are a number of hotels around the area where visitors can stay and enjoy wonderful views of lava spurting out. There are…
  • Tortuguero National Park

    One of the most popular national parks in Costa Rica, the Tortuguero National Park is located in north-eastern Costa Rica The park can be accessed only by air or water and is situated within the Tortuguero Conservation Area. The Tortuguero National Park features a wide range of flora and fauna because…
  • Costa Rica Parque Nacional

    The Costa Rica Parque Nacional is located in the heart of the city of San Jose An impressive park, it is located between Avenues 1 & 3 and Calles 15 & 19. At the center of the park is the National Monument that depicts the nations of Central America defeating William…
  • La Amistad International Park

    Equally split between Costa Rica and Panama, the La Amistad International Park is a Transboundary Protected Area. The landscape of the park area is mainly mountainous and this gives visitors a lot of opportunities for hiking and trekking. The park is located at the foothills and mountains of the Cordillera…
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Costa Rica Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: San José

GEOGRAPHY

The country shares boarders with panama and Nicaragua it owns a land area of 51,100 sq kms and the coast line is up to 1228 km's.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 4.6 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.

CLIMATE

Owns a tropical climate, between the months of May and November you may expect heavy constant rainfall throughout the country. 27°C is the annual average temperature in most parts of the country.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Spanish is the official language.

LOCAL TIME

GMT+5 1/2 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 8 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS
New Year's day: January 1st
Battle of Rivas Day: April 11th
Labour Day: May 1st
Guanacaste Day: July 25th
Mother's Day: August 15th
Independence Day: September 15th
Meeting of Cultures Day: October 12th
Christmas Eve: December 24th
Christmas Day: December 25th

CURRENCY

Costa Rican colon

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/Medical/Fire: 911 or 112

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