Latin America Country Discovery

Costa Rica

Country Basics

This is the country of Costa Rica! The capital is San Jose, this country's major language is spoken in Spanish, can you speak Spanish?


  • Did you know that It borders both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean on the Caribbean coast Costa Rica shares a border with Nicaragua and with Panama. It its continent is Central America It borders both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean on the Caribbean coast Costa Rica shares a border with Nicaragua and with Panama. This is located on the continent of North America.

  • This is the flag of Costa Rica!


  • This country's population is 4,195,914. These facts were all the country basics.



  • Geography of Costa Rica

    This is the Geography of Costa Rica such as, landmarks, landforms, and bodies of water.

    Speaking of volcanoes, the country's most active one (cone-shaped Arenal), located in the Tilaran Mountains erupts in some measure almost every day. To the southeast, the Poas, Barva, Irazu and many other volcanoes form the Central Mountain's are very pretty landforms.
    The heavily-forested northern plains (to the south of Lake Nicaragua) stretch eastward along the San Juan River, then push southward through the rain forest edges of the Central Mountains, and on to the sandy beaches of the Caribbean coastline.
    as well as the Gulf of Dulce and the Gulf of Nicaya, both protected by hook-shaped peninsulas. In the west, those beaches rise abruptly into the coastal mountains.

    Some major landmarks are, The Teatro Nacional, or National Theater, The Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve, Arenal Volcano is a well-known natural feature in Costa Rica, and If you have an active outdoor lifestyle, then you should plan to see Corcovado National Park.