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:
Monday 18 February 2019
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
March 19 Tuesday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 11 Thursday Battle of Rivas National holiday
April 18 Thursday Maundy Thursday Silent Day
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
May 1 Wednesday Labor Day / May Day Public 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)