About Costa Rica

With its business friendly environment, well-developed infrastructure, highly educated workforce, and strategic location, Costa Rica is rich in opportunity for companies that are poised for growth and seeking a competitive edge in the market place. That’s why companies such as Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Intel, Abbott Laboratories, Baxter Health Care, and Procter & Gamble, among others, have established operations in Costa Rica.
 

General Information

Official Name:
Republic of Costa RicaCapital:
San Jose

Area:
51.100km2

Location:
Central America. Borders to the North with Nicaragua, to the South with Panama and has coasts on the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

Official Languaje:
Spanish

Currency:
Colon

Territorial Organization:
The country is divided into 7 provinces: San Jose, Alajuela, Cartago, Heredia, Guanacaste, Puntarenas and Limon.

Airports:
Internacional Juan Santamaria

Daniel Oduber Quiroz (Guanacaste)

Tobias BolaƱos (Pavas)

Ports:
Puerto Limon and Moin in the Caribbean

Puerto Caldera in the Pacific