Costa Rica


Costa Rica has a high tourist potential and is regarded as one of the most popular international destinations. This country also provides an excellent environment for investments and the establishment of major multinational corporations, owing to its recognized academic level, high standard of current services, and socio-political stability.

According to IMF data, Costa Rica is the world’s fifty-fifth most prosperous country. Moreover, it is one of the most stable in the Americas, with a stable and long-lived democracy that is among the most functional in the world and an adequate capacity for social mobility that allows it to achieve high overall progress concerning the distribution and size of its economy.

Despite its small size and covering only 0.03% of the planet’s surface, the country is home to 5% of the world’s biodiversity. In addition, 25.58% of its territory is protected under various conservation measures.


President: Rodrigo Chaves
Language: Spanish
Currency: Costa Rican Colon
Main sport: Soccer


Population: 5,204,411
Land area: 19,700 sq mi
Unemployment rate: 17.41 %
Population below poverty line: 10.60%


Catholics: 47.5%
Evangelical: 22.5%
Other: 30%