Geopolitical map of Costa Rica

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CapitalPopulationArea
San Jose 4,516,220 51,100
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
CR +506 12:56:27 America/Costa_Rica
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Some data about Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country of 4,516,220 inhabitants, with an area of ​51,100 km2, its capital is San Jose and its time zone is "America/Costa_Rica". Its ISO code is "CR" in 2 positions and "CRI" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to Costa Rica, you must dial your telephone code, which is 506. The currency used in Costa Rica is the "Colon" (CRC).

The administrative subdivision of Costa Rica (administrative division) is made up of 7 Provincias (level 1), 81 Cantones (level 2) and 473 Distritos (level 3). Costa Rica has 1 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of Costa Rica with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of Costa Rica to access a zoom level and finer details.

Costa Rica shares borders with Nicaragua and Panama.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in Costa Rica

Number of cities by importance (population) in Costa Rica. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
1 1 0 0
7.4 % 7.4 % 0.0 % 0.0 %
  • The 1 most important cities represent 7.4% of the entire population
  • The 1 most important cities represent 7.4% of the entire population
  • The 0 most important cities represent 0.0% of the entire population
  • The 0 most important cities represent 0.0% of the entire population

Administrative division of Costa Rica

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
7 Provincias1
81 Cantones2
473 Distritos3

List of first-order administrative division in Costa Rica

  • Provincia de Alajuela
  • Provincia de Cartago
  • Provincia de Guanacaste
  • Provincia de Heredia
  • Provincia de Limón
  • Provincia de Puntarenas
  • Provincia de San José

List of major cities of Costa Rica

  • San José335 007 inhabitants
  • Limón63 081 inhabitants
  • San Francisco55 923 inhabitants
  • Alajuela47 494 inhabitants
  • Liberia45 380 inhabitants
  • Paraíso39 702 inhabitants
  • Puntarenas35 650 inhabitants
  • San Isidro34 877 inhabitants
  • Curridabat34 586 inhabitants
  • San Vicente34 447 inhabitants
  • San Vicente de Moravia34 447 inhabitants
  • San José31 430 inhabitants
  • Purral30 034 inhabitants
  • Turrialba28 955 inhabitants
  • San Miguel28 827 inhabitants
  • San Pedro27 477 inhabitants
  • San Rafael Abajo27 419 inhabitants
  • Quesada27 310 inhabitants
  • Ipís26 669 inhabitants
  • Cartago26 594 inhabitants
  • Chacarita26 354 inhabitants
  • San Juan26 047 inhabitants
  • Mercedes26 007 inhabitants
  • Guadalupe26 005 inhabitants
  • Aserrí25 874 inhabitants
  • San Rafael25 410 inhabitants
  • San Felipe24 985 inhabitants
  • Patarrá23 983 inhabitants
  • Tejar22 433 inhabitants
  • Heredia21 947 inhabitants
  • San Pablo21 662 inhabitants
  • Calle Blancos20 710 inhabitants
  • Cañas20 306 inhabitants
  • Guápiles19 092 inhabitants
  • Siquirres18 231 inhabitants
  • San Diego16 991 inhabitants
  • Colima15 875 inhabitants
  • Esparza15 575 inhabitants
  • San Juan de Dios15 469 inhabitants
  • Nicoya15 313 inhabitants