Costa Rica

ACT in Costa Rica

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About Costa Rica
  • Population: 4.6 million (UN, 2009)
  • Capital: San Jose
  • Area: 51,100 sq km (19,730 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Spanish (official), English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 76 years (men), 81 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Costa Rican colon = 100 centimos
  • Main exports: Coffee, bananas, sugar, textiles, electronic components, electricity
  • GNI per capita: US$6,060 (World Bank, 2008)