Quick Facts

Before you pack your bags and head to Costa Rica, learn a thing or two about this amazing country:

 

Natural features

  • Costa Rica is located on Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

  • The country has a total of 800 miles (1,290 kilometers) of coastline.

  • The highest point in the country is Mount Chirripó, standing at 12,530 feet (3,819 meters) above sea level.

  • More than 25% of Costa Rica's national territory is protected by the National System of Conversation Areas.

  • The country has a tropical climate year-round, however, it also houses many microclimates according to various elevations, rainfall, and the topography of each particular region.

It's People

  • Around 95% of the inhabitants can trace their ancestry and find themselves having primarily a European heritage.

  • Spanish is the main language spoken in Costa Rica, however, because of the diversity in cultures, it’s not difficult to find people that speak English in various areas and places.

  • Food in Costa Rica is an interesting blend of Native American, Spanish, African, and European cuisines.

  • Soccer is the most popular sport in the country. Most locals take it to heart, especially when it's the National Soccer League competing.

  • Costa Rica has a population of a little less than 5 million people.

 

Wildlife

  • Being home to more than 500,000 species, Costa Rica is considered one of the 20 countries with the highest biodiversity in the world.

  • There are about 1,251 species of butterflies and at least 8,000 species of moths in Costa Rica, that are present year-round.

  • Approximately 225 reptiles are found in Costa Rica. This includes over 70 species of lizards, mostly small, forest-dwelling anoles.

  • With 894 bird species having been recorded in Costa Rica (including Cocos Island), this is any birdwatcher’s paradise!

  • Costa Rica is home to nearly 250 species of mammals, which include a variety of monkeys, wild cats, bats, and anteaters.

  • More than 600 of the Costa Rican species are permanent residents, and upwards of 200 are migrants, spending portions of the year outside of the country, usually in North America.

San Jose, Costa Rica

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Tel: +506-8829-7237 / +506-4030-0134

 

 

 

 

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