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Costa Rica

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Vlajka Kostariky | Flagge von Costa Rica | Bandera de Costa Rica

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Information about Costa Rica

The information comes from the publication CIA The World Factbook.

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Country Costa Rica is situated in a location / continent Central America. Costa Rica has an area of 51 100 km2 and 4 636 348 residents. The highest point has a height 3 810 above sea level. and it is called Cerro Chirripo. The lowest point is located at the level of 0 above sea level and it is named Pacific Ocean. System of government is republic and the date of independence 15th September 1821. The capital city is San Jose. Costa Rica has the international abbreviation CS.

Costa Rica - economy

Total gross domestic product (GDP) is 55 730 000 000 $. Total gross domestic product per capita in purchasing power parity is 12 100 $. GDP grows by 4.20 % a year. Inflation (consumer price index) is equal to 4.90 % a year. Costa Rica have 2 155 000 working-age population (from a total population 4 636 348 people). Unemployment is at 6.50 %. Costa Rica issued 10.50 % GDP to healt care .The public debt of the country is 44.70 % GDP. The total amount of foreign debt is 10 050 000 000 USD.

Costa Rica - demography

As suggested above, Costa Rica has 4 636 348 people. Population growth is in the amount 1.29 % per year. Number of children born per 1000 population per year is 16.40.Every mother has average 1.92 children. The infant mortality rate is 9.20 and maternal mortality 40.00 deaths per 100,000 births. Average estimated life expectancy makes 77.89 years. Mortality is 4.38 people per 1000 population per year.

Costa Rica - transport and telecommunications

Costa Rica has 38 049 km of roads, 278 km of railway lines and 153 airports. The total length of waterways (navigable rivers, canals, etc.) is 730 km. There is registered 1 ships.

Number of active mobile phones (sim card) in the country Costa Rica is 4 358 000. Number of active fixed telephone lines is 1 491 000. Costa Rica has 1 485 000 internet users, who have the available 146 164 Internet connections. Costa Rica has been assigned a domain first Choose range .cr.

Costa Rica - energetics

Costa Rica consumes a year 8 144 000 000 kWh of electricity. Annual electricity production is 9 113 000 000 kWh in power plants with a total installed electrical capacity 2 490 000 kW. Costa Rica exports 38 000 000 kWh and imports 62 000 000 kWh of electricity per year Energy mix of power generation is as follows: fossil fuels: 24.8 %, nuclear energy: 0 %, renewable: 13.7 %, hydropower: 61.5 %.

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