Population: 5.058 Million
President: Carlos Alvarado
Capital: San José
Area: 51,100 km2 (19,700 sq mi)
Independence: September 15, 1821
Did you know...
...that Costa Rica has no army?
...that Costa Rica generates more than 99% of its electricity using renewable energy?
...that in Costa Rica, the sun rises and sets at the same time 365 days a year?