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Locale Code: es-CR

The locale code represents Spanish language in Costa Rica.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive es-CR locale data for Costa Rica
Country NameCosta Rica
Country Name (Local)Costa Rica
Country Flag🇨🇷
Country Area51100 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)CR
Language NameSpanish
Language Name (Local)Español
Language Code (ISO 639-1)es
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 es-CR is Colón.

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


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 is 'es-CR' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, es_CR is a locale code for Spanish language in Costa Rica. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.