Capital City: San José
Currency: Costa Rican Colón
Official languages: Spanish
Neighbouring countries: Panama and Nicaragua
Interesting places to visit include: Tortuguero National Park, Poás Volcano, Corcovado National Park, Arenal Volcano, Puerto Viejo, Manuel Antonio National Park
Time Zone: Central Standard Time (UTC -6)
Largest City: San José
Some interesting and fun facts about Costa Ricans: Locals call themselves Ticos (for male) and Ticas (for female). As foreigner you are called Gringo (for male) and Gringa (for female).
With its beautiful name and wonderful destinations, it’s no doubt that the country receives over 1.7 million tourists per year, the majority of whom come from the United States and Canada.
Costa Rica remains one of the most popular tourist destinations in Latin America and stands as the most visited nation in the Central American region.