Introduction

Summary

Central American republic flanked by the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Member of the Central American Common Market.

Cities

Capital: San Jose

Principal Ports

Caldera, Golfito, Puerto Limon, Puntarenas, Quepos

Population

4.9 million

International Country Code

CR

Language(s)

Spanish (official), English

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

120V. 60Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 506

Time

6 hours behind GMT.

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