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🇨🇷 Costa Rica

Country located in Central America

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General information related to the country

Comprehensive data for Costa Rica
Country NameCosta Rica
Country Name (Local)Costa Rica
Country Flag🇨🇷
Country Area51100 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)CR
ContinentCentral America
RegionCentral America
Capital NameSan José
Capital Latitude9.93333
Capital Longitude-84.08333
Postal Code Format####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{4})$


The currency used for the locale code is Colón.

Currency information for Costa Rica and locale
Currency NameColón
Currency Name (Local)Costa Rican colón
Currency CodeCRC
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric188
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCéntimos

Languages Spoken


Costa Rica has one timezone with UTC offset UTC-06:00.



Costa Rica shares borders with 2 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What country is 🇨🇷?

People often ask which country uses 🇨🇷 emoji flag. The answer is Costa Rica.Costa Rica is located in Central America continent. The country area is 51100 km2, and the capital city is San José (9.93333, -84.08333). Some of the neighboring countries are Nicaragua, Panama, and the country is not landlocked. Some of the timezones in Costa Rica are UTC-06:00. The currency used in Costa Rica is Costa Rican colón (CRC). People in Costa Rica speak mostly Spanish. Costa Rica is part of the Central America region.