Costa Rica


San José

Country information

Country: Costa Rica
Population: 4,516,220 inhabitants  (Last modified: 5/03/2013 )
Area 51,100 km²
Capital: San José
Currency: Colon (CRC)
Phone code: +506
Languages: es-CR,en
Domain name: .cr
Postcode form: ####
Postcode regex: ^(\d{4})$
Neighbors: Nicaragua, Panama
Fips: CS

Current local time in Costa Rica

Current Date:
Sunday 27 September 2020
Current Time:
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Time Zone: America/Costa_Rica
GMT/UTC: -6  hours
DST: No time changes this year!

*GMT/UTC - Standard Time Zone
*DST - Daylight Saving Time

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
October 12 Monday Day of the Cultures Observance
November 2 Monday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 22 Sunday Teacher´s Day Observance
December 8 Tuesday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
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Tide times and tide charts

Geographic information

Latitude in decimal degrees: 10
Longitude in decimal degrees: -84
Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 10° North
Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 84° West
Height above sea level: 1415 m,   4642.39 ft,   55708.69 in
Geographical feature: A (Administrative region type feature)
Feature designation code: A.PCLI (independent political entity)