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Map of Costa Rica

Generic Information

Costa Rica, officially the Republic of Costa Rica, is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea to the east, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island. It has a population of around 4.9 million, in a land area of 51,060 square kilometres (19,714 square miles), over 300,000 live in the capital and largest city, San José with a population of an estimated 333,980 in 2015.

Generic country information can be located from sources which are regularly maintained and reflect current facts and figures. For a generic country overview, please consult the following sources:

COSTA RICA Wikipedia Country Information https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Costa_Rica

COSTA RICA IMF Country Information http://www.imf.org/en/Countries/CRI

COSTA RICA Economist Intelligence Unit Information* http://country.eiu.com/costa-rica

(*note - this is a paid service)

Humanitarian Info

Costa Rica World Food Programme Information http://www1.wfp.org/countries

Costa Rica UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Information https://www.unocha.org/rolac

Facts and Figures

Costa Rica Wolfram Alpha Information http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=COSTA+RICA

Costa Rica World Bank Information http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/costarica

Costa Rica Population Information http://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/costa-rica-population/

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