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Costa Rica

A part of Middle America, Costa Rica borders the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific, between Nicaragua and Panama

Country Fact Sheet
Capital San Jose
Surface 51,100 sq km
Currency Costa Rican colon
GDP Purchasing power parity - $55.02 billion
GDP/Capita (PPP)-11,900
Language Spanish (official), English
Religion Roman Catholic 76.3%, Evangelical 13.7%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.3%, other Protestant 0.7%, other 4.8%, none 3.2%
Government

Democratic republic. President is Laura Chinchilla Miranda (since 8 May 2010)

Time Zone Greenwich Mean Time -6 hours hours GMT
Telecom Code +506 and local 7 digit number
Airport

Limon International Airport (LMH/MRLM) - San Jose-Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO/MROC)

Driving On right hand side of the road, license required
Electrical 110/220V, 60Hz
Political Climate Stable country
Population 4,636,348 people
History
Local Business & Service Providers
Accommodation
» Grand Hotel Costa rica
Automotive services
» Mapache
Business travel
» Vacations costa rica
Corporate incentives
Financial services
» BANCREDITO
Financial Technology
» Sperry Van Ness
Intellectual Property
» eLandia International, Inc
Legal and fiduciary
» Asesores Legales en Propiedad Industrial
Lifestyle
» Kings' Garden
Technology
Local Radio
» 102.7 Radio Uno
» 1360 Radio Monumental//[R-670AM] - Limon (Limon) CR
» 88.3 Radio Colosal - Puntarenas (Puntarenas) CR
» 93.5 Radio Monumental - San Jose (San José) CR
» 94.3 Radio Reloj - San Jose (San José) CR
» 99.5 Radio Dos - San Jose (San José) CR
Local Weather Forecast
» BBC Weather
» Reuters
Government Agencies
» Banco Central de Costa Rica [Central Bank of Costa Rica]
» Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS)
» Consejo Nacional de Rehabilitación y Educación Especial (CNREE) [National Council of Rehabilitation and Special Education]
» Gobierno de Costa Rica [Government of Costa Rica]
» Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) [Costa Rican Institute of Tourism]
» Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS) [National Institute of Insurances]
» Ministerio de Comercio Exterior (COMEX) [Ministry of External Commerce]
» Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Comercio (MEIC) [Ministry of Economy, Industry and Commerce]
» Ministerio de Educación Publicans (MEP) [Ministry of Public Education]
» Ministerio de Hacienda [Ministry of Finance]
» Ministerio de Planificación Nacional y Política Económica (MIDEPLAN) [Ministry of National Planning and Economical Politics]
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