Republic of  Costa Rica

 

 

 

 

 

·Capital : San Joé

·Official languages : Spanish

 

·Government :

     Constitutional Republic

 - President :

     Oscar Arias Sanchez

 

·Independence from Spain

  - Date : September 15, 1821

   

·Area : 51,100 km²

            

·Population

  - 2005 estimate : 4,328,000

  - Density : 85 /km²

 

·GDP(PPP) : 2006 estimate

  - Total : $48.77 billion

  - Per capita : $12,000

 

·Currency : Costa Rican Colón