Total area: 51,100 km2
Population: 5 million habitants
Native language: Spanish
Second language: English
Currency: Colón (¢)
DPP per capita: $16,142 (one of the highest in the region)
Temperature: 24 degrees – Yearly average!
Climate: two seasons, sunny and rainy. Eight different microclimates that provide ideal conditions for growing, process, pack and export exotic fruits, vegetables and crops.
5% of earth´s biodiversity
26% of our territory is protected land
4 UNESCO world heritage sites: Talamanca Range Reserve, La Amistad National Park, Cocos Island National Park, Pre-Columbian Chiefdom Settlements with Stone Spheres of the Diquis
Costa Rica has an ideal geographic location with enviable weather in the center of the Americas guarded by the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and a short flight distance from North and South America.
Nowadays, we stand as the most popular nearshore location for companies from the U.S as well as a strategic offshore settingfor European companies in the dollar zone.
We even have the same time zone as the U.S Central Standard Time (GMT – 6), providing great convenience for doing business
Around 100% of electricity is generated from clean, renewable sources.
3 redundant fiber optic submarine cable connections.
+30 industrial parks and business centers in the country
Yearly passengers travening by air: +2,959,800
International flights (outbound): +460
International airports: Juan Santamaría and Daniel Oduber
Port moves (TEU): 1,489,210 on both Caldera and Port Limon/Moin
Investment in APM Terminals: $1 billion (We will be able to handle 2.5 million TEUs in phase 3.
Source: CINDE, 2019 https://www.cinde.org