Estimate population 5,000,500 - Capital: San Jose
Some interesting features of Costa Rica are the Meseta Central, which is a basin area in central Costa Rica, two volcanic ranges, the Cordillera Central and the Cordillera de Guanacaste, and the active volcano Irazu. The capital city of San Jose is a great place to learn more about Costa Rica's culture and heritage.
It is officially called the Republic of Costa Rica, in Spanish it is called República de Costa Rica. It is a country in Central America bordering Nicaragua to the north, the Caribbean Sea on the northeast, Panama is on the southeast side, it also has the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island. The land area is 51,060 square kilometers or 19,714 square miles.