Costa Rica

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PROFILE
  • Area: 51,100 sq. km (19,730 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 4,872,543 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.19% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 78.6 years (2016)
  • Languages: Spanish (official), English
  • Religions: Roman Catholic 76.3%, Evangelical 13.7%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.3%, other Protestant 0.7%, other 4.8%, none 3.2%
  • Formal name: Republic of Costa Rica
  • Alternate names: Republic of Costa Rica, República de Costa Rica
  • Government type: presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state and head of government: President Luis Guillermo SOLIS Rivera
  • Capital: San José
  • Administrative divisions: 7 provinces
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $15,500 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: bananas, pineapples, coffee, melons, ornamental plants, sugar; beef; seafood; electronic components, medical equipment
  • Imports: raw materials, consumer goods, capital equipment, petroleum, construction materials
  • Currency: Costa Rican colon (CRC)
ACCOMMODATION

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