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General Information

Name of country: Costa Rica
Position: 10 00 N, 84 00 W
Time zone: - 06:00
Area: 51,100 kmq
Type of government: republic
Capital: San Jose

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Demographic Information

Resident population: 3,773,000 (July 2001)
Rate of population growth: 1.65% (2001)
Languages spoken: English, Spanish


GDP: $ 25 Mld (2000)
GDP growth rate: 3% (2000)
GDP per capita: $ 6,700 (2000)
Annual rate of inflation: 11% (2000)
Currency: colon of Costa Rica (CRC) - currency converter
Exports: $ 6,1 Bn (f.o.b., 2000)
Imports: $ 5.9 Bn (f.o.b., 2000)


Internet ccTLD: .cr - Registration Authority
Resident population online: 250.000 (2000)
% of total resident population online: 6,62%
% of total worldwide population online: 0,043%
Principal country-relevant search engines and Directories: Google Costa Rica, Istmania, ODP Costa Rica, Centramerica.com Costa Rica, Internets: Cossta Rica

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