Costa Rica travel guide

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Costa Rica is located in Latin America and the Caribbean part of North America. It's total area is 51K km² and 59.4% of it is forest area. As of 2021 it has a total population of 5.2M. 81.4% lives in cities whereas 18.6% lives in rural areas.

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💬 Languages

Spanish is the official language.

💵 Currencies

The official currency is Costa Rican colón [1 USD = 563.217 CRC].

🏧 Cash / Credit card usage

As credit cards are not widely used in Costa Rica, we suggest you to carry cash during your travels [2017: %13.87843937]. Approximately there are a total of 🏧 3.4K ATM's in Costa Rica.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Tourism

In 2019, 3.4M tourists arrived to Costa Rica. In 2019, tourism has contributed to Costa Rica economy with a total of 4.1B $ income (%19.3).

📱 Bandwidth

Mobile internet & wifi is 🐌slow with 17.88 Mbps. Broadband is fast with 64.74 Mbps.

Mobile & Wifi (1.05 / 10)

Broadband (2.87 / 10)

☀️ Climate

Averag yearly temperature is ☀️ 25 °C and hot. Current 3 months (January, February and March) average is 🔥 25 °C and very hot. Current season (winter) is ☀️ 24 °C and hot.
Yearly average25 °C ☀️
3 month average25 °C 🔥
Spring average26 °C 🔥
Summer average25 °C ☀️
Fall average24 °C ☀️
Winter average24 °C ☀️
About seasons: Remember that seasons in Southern Hemisphere are opposite of the Northern one. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in June. Currently season averages are rendered according Northern Hemisphere.

📈 Economics

In 2021, gross national income (GNI) was 63B $ and with %4.2 increase GNI per capita was 12K $. In 2021, consumer inflation was calculated as %1.7.

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