Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country in Central America that is bordered by Panama to the east and south, Nicaragua to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south.

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Volcanoes

How tall is the Irazu volcano in Costa Rica?

Roughly 11260 feet or 3432 meters.

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Is Costa Rica rural or urban?

It is more rural, if you count farming and tourism.

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Jamaica
South Africa

What countries end in ica?

America

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What is the capital of Costa Rica?

The capital and largest city in Costa Rica is San José.

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Latin America

What does Rica mean in Costa Rica?

Rica in Costa Rica means "rich". Costa Rica means "Rich Cost".

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Panama

Is there a Hard Rock Cafe in Panama or Costa Rica?

There is a Hard Rock Cafe in Panama and also very soon a new Hard Rock Cafe Hotel in Panama as well.

As far as Costa Rica goes there is no Hard Rock Cafe there yet. Hopefully very soon, they definitely deserve to have at least one!

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Where is the best place to live in Costa Rica?

San Jose - Capital

Escazu - Luxery city

Guanacaste - Area that has the most beautiful beaches.

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Passport Requirements
Costa Rica
United Kingdom
Visas - Document

In which countries Indian passport holder does not need visa?

Number of countries nationals of India can travel to " 55 " and the Passport Rank in International Standard is 171

Visa Free

Bermuda Bermuda

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6 Month(s)

Bhutan Bhutan

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2 Week(s)

British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands

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Cook Islands Cook Islands

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31 Day(s)

Dominica Dominica

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21 Day(s)

Ecuador Ecuador

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90 Day(s)

El Salvador El Salvador

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Fiji Fiji

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4 Month(s)

Grenada Grenada

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Guatemala Guatemala

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90 Day(s)

Haiti Haiti

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3 Month(s)

Honduras Honduras

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3 Month(s)

Jamaica Jamaica

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14 Day(s)

Kosovo Kosovo

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90 Day(s)

Macau Macau

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30 Day(s)

Micronesia Micronesia

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30 Day(s)

Montserrat Montserrat

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3 Month(s)

Nepal Nepal

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Nicaragua Nicaragua

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90 Day(s)

Niue Niue

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30 Day(s)

Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands

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Vanuatu Vanuatu

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Visa upon arrival

Azerbaijan Azerbaijan

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30 Day(s)

Belarus Belarus

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Cambodia Cambodia

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30 Day(s)

Comoros Comoros

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Djibouti Djibouti

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1 Month(s)

East Timor East Timor

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30 Day(s)

Egypt Egypt

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15 Day(s) Valid for south Sinai resorts only.

Ethiopia Ethiopia

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Indonesia Indonesia

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30 Day(s)

Iraq Iraq

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Only available at Erbil international airport.

Jordan Jordan

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Kenya Kenya

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3 Month(s)

Laos Laos

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30 Day(s)

Madagascar Madagascar

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90 Day(s)

Maldives Maldives

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Mauritius Mauritius

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Mozambique Mozambique

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Nauru Nauru

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Oman Oman

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1 Month(s)

Palau Palau

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30 Day(s)

Saint Lucia Saint Lucia

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6 Week(s)

Samoa Samoa

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60 Day(s)

Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and Principe

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1 Month(s) Registration made by airline.

Seychelles Seychelles

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1 Month(s)

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

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30 Day(s)

Tajikistan Tajikistan

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45 Day(s)

Tanzania Tanzania

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Thailand Thailand

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15 Day(s)

Togo Togo

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7 Day(s)

Tuvalu Tuvalu

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1 Month(s)

Uganda Uganda

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Jehovah's Witnesses
Kingdom Halls

How do you find a Kingdom Hall in Costa Rica?

As of December 2015, there were 6 Kingdom Hall listings in Costa Rica:


1. Polideportivo-Cartagena, Gte.

Weekly Meeting:

100 sur del Polideportivo de Cartagena

50309 Cartagena, Gte.

GPS Coordinates: 10.386014 -85.675002

Spanish:

Thursday, 6:00 p.m. (Congregation Bible Study)

Saturday, 6:00 p.m. (Public Meeting)

Some meetings also held in: English


2. Buena Vista, Nicoya, Gte.

Weekly Meeting:

Contiguo a Pulpería Las Brisas, 200 metros sureste

de Ferreteria el Coyote Buena Vista, Sámara

50205 Nicoya, Gte.

GPS Coordinates: 9.893010 -85.561570

Spanish:

Thursday, 6:00 p.m. (Congregation Bible Study)

Sunday, 9:00 a.m. (Public Meeting)

Some meetings also held in: English


3. Parque Central inglés-Naranjo, Alaj.

Weekly Meeting:

150 metros Sur y 50 metros Oeste del Hogar

de Ancianos, 125 metros Norte de Suministros Elky María

20601 Naranjo, Alaj.

GPS Coordinates: 10.100584 -84.382852

English:

Monday, 7:00 p.m. (Congregation Bible Study)

Sunday, 12:00 p.m. (Public Meeting)


4. Valle Central inglés-San José, S.J.

Weekly Meeting:

Calle 9, entre avenidas 24 y 26,

100 este Estadio Escarré, o De la Maternidad Carit, 600 E y 200 S Barrio La Cruz

10104 San José, Alaj.

GPS Coordinates: 9.921980 -84.075740

English:

Monday, 7:30 p.m. (Congregation Bible Study)

Saturday, 10:00 a.m. (Public Meeting)


5. Paseo del Mar-Quepos, Punt. Weekly Meeting:

Detrás del supermercado Palí Aguirre

60601 Quepos, Punt.

GPS Coordinates: 9.432081 -84.160904

Spanish:

Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. (Congregation Bible Study)

Sunday, 6:00 p.m. (Public Meeting)

Some meetings also held in: English


6. Este-San Isidro, S.J.

Weekly Meeting:

35 metros Noreste del Ebais

de Barrio Palmares, Daniel Flores

11903 Pérez Zeledón, S.J.

GPS Coordinates: 9.319529 -83.662764

Spanish:

Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. (Congregation Bible Study)

Sunday, 9:00 a.m. (Public Meeting)

Some meetings also held in: English

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Name Origins
Costa Rica
Spanish to English

What is the literal meaning of Costa Rica?

The literal meaning of Costa Rica is 'Rich Coast'.

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United States of America
United States

What city in California shares its name with the capital of Costa Rica?

San Jose shares its names with the capital of Costa Rica.

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What are all the continents in Costa Rica?

there are no continents in costa rica. The continents are Afria, Antartica, Asia, North america, South America, Australia, and Europe.

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Geography
Costa Rica
Central America

What countries border Costa Rica?

Panama and Nicaragua are the bordering countries of Costa Rica.

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Flight Times

How long does it take to fly from Costa Rica to new Orleans?

8 Hours.

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Political Office Holders

Who is the President of Costa Rica?

As of 2017, the current president is Luis Guillermo Solís.

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Distances and Travel Times
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Flight Times
Sydney

How long is the flight from Chicago to Costa Rica?

A direct flight should be 5-6 hours. One-stop flights are usually 7+ hours depending on stopover length and location.

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Geography
Costa Rica

Where is Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the east and south, the Pacific Ocean to the west and south and the Caribbean Sea to the east. It is between 90 degrees west and 75 degrees west. Also between the equator and 15 degrees north.

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Languages and Cultures
Costa Rica

What languages are spoken in Costa Rica?

The official language of Costa Rica is Spanish, but there are also speakers of English, some Chibchan languages (including Boruca and Bribri), Plautdietsch, and various dialects and creoles of those languages. Chorotega was once spoken there, but is now extinct. (Chibchan languages and Chorotega are indigenous to Central America, and Plautdietsch is distantly descended from German.)

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Wow, I was in Costa Rica last year for 3 weeks. Many foreigners are buying property, running businesses and moving in either full time or summer homes. Most speak Spanish, but I came across those that spoke Belize Kriol, Chinese are there as well as Germans and others.
The official language is Spanish although many speak some English.
They mainly speak Spanish but speak French and English there, too.
Official language: Spanish

Recognised Regional Language: Mekatelyu
Spanish is the official language of Costa Rica.
Spanish and English are the main languages spoken in Costa Rica.
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Spanish.
Spanish and English.
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Spanish.
Only Spanish.
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The official language of costa Rica is Spanish.
The official language of Costa Rica is Spanish. Several native languages continue in use on reservations, the most important being Bribri, Maléku, Cabécar and Ngäbere.

In addition, about 10% of the adult population speak English as a second language, with fewer than one present each speaking French, Portuguese or German as a second language.
The main and official language is Spanish.
The offical language of Costa Rica is Spanish.
Spanish.
Costa Rica's official language is Spanish. On the Caribbean Coast a small minority of Jamaican descendants, less than 100,000, speak a local version of English called Mekaytelyuw (an English based creole language), and many costarricans can understand and speak a bit of English. Quite recently all public schools made the learning of a English as a second language mandatory.
Spanish is the major language in Costa Rica.
Spanish is the official language of Costa Rica. English also sees wide use. In addition, two creoles and one native language have formal recognition status.

Answer2: I was in Costa Rica last year for 3 weeks, most speak Spanish, but many are moving in from Belize that speak Belize Kriol, Chinese are moving in and Germans that are running businesses, building and buying homes for permanent residency or summer homes.
Spanish.
Spanish is Costa Rica's main language.
The official language of Costa Rica is Spanish. One native language (Bribri) is recognized, as are two creoles (Mekatelyu and Patois). And there is a substantial English language enclave as well.
Spanish.
Spanish is the primary and official language spoken in Costa Rica. However, several indigenous language along with English is spoken too.
Everyone speaks Spanish. Bribri is spoken by indigenous peoples. You won't have to learn it. Mekatelyu is Limonese Creole English. It's similar to Carribean Creole (Petwah). You'll get along great with a decent knowledge of Spanish. Hablas Spanglish solomente? No hay problema.
People in Costa Rica speak Spanish and English.

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London
Flags

What do the colors on the Costa Rican flag mean?

The flag of Costa Rica was officially adopted on November 27, 1906. However, the blue, white and red horizontal design was created and used since 1848 when Costa Rica left the Central America Federation and declare itself a Sovereign Republic.

The blue colour stands for the sky, opportunities, idealism and perseverance. The white colour stands for peace, wisdom and happiness. The red colour stands for the blood spilt by martyrs for independence, as well as the warmth and generosity of the people. The stripes are in the ratio 1:1:2:1:1.

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Meteorology and Weather
Costa Rica
Climatology and Climate Changes

What is the weather in Tamarindo Costa Rica?

In Costa Rica they have very hot summers but do have so stormy and rain seasons at certain times of the year.
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What is Costa Rica's National Gem Stone called?

Amethyst.

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Population

What are the five largest cities in Costa Rica based on population?

  1. San José, San José

  2. Puerto Limón, Limón

  3. San Francisco, Heredia

  4. Alajuela, Alajuela

  5. Liberia, Guanacaste

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Travel & Places
Costa Rica

What do Costa Ricans call themselves?

People who are native citizens of Costa Rico call themselves Ticos.

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English to Spanish

What is Costa Rica's nickname in Spanish?

Costa Rica's nick name in Spanish in Pura Vida!

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Costa Rica
Flight Times

How long does it take to fly from California to Costa Rica?

The flight times varies according to the speed of the flight. If the flight is flying at a faster speed then the times may change. We are providing you with standard flight timings. The flight time for the above mentioned trip is.2 to 1/2hours mins

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