Costa Rica's facts

Facts about Costa Rica to spark your curiosity about this wonderful country:

  • More than 600 Species of plants
  • 230  Species of animals
  • 760 Species of birds
  • More than 1300 Species of trees
  • More than 800 Species of ferns
  • More than 1000 Species of orchids
  • 6% of the world’s Biodiversity
  • 25.58% of the territory is protected
  • Government: Presidential Democracy.
  • Division:  7 provinces.
  • Capital: San José.
  • Population: 4.579.00.
  • Official language: Spanish.
  • Official religion: Catholic.
  • Currency: Colón (¢).
  • Electricity: 110 Volts.
  • Dry season : Second half November  – April  (dry).
  • Green season: May – First half November (rainy).
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