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USEFUL INFORMATION
GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE
TIMEZONE
LGBTQ+ RELATED
TRAVEL RELATED
KEY INFORMATION

LGBTQ+ Equality Index  


Equality Index - High
High



LGBTQ Population (2018) - Estimated   

c.131.6 thousand



LGBTQ+ Dollar (2017) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$971.9 million



Region

Central America (Americas)



Capital


San José

San José (fr) | San José (de) | San José (es) | San José (it) | San José (du) | San José (pt)

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USEFUL INFORMATION


Dialling Codes
Telephone Dialling Code  

+506



Internet Suffix  

.cr



Electricity  

120 volts

60 hertz




A | B


Languages
Language(s)  

Spanish



Currency  

NAME:


Costa Rican Colon


SYM:




DIVISION:


100 centimos




POLICE:


policía (spanish)

FIRE:


fuego (spanish)

AMBULANCE:


ambulancia (spanish)

HELP:

ayuda (spanish)



Member/Associate of an Economic/Security Group

United Nations

Organisation des Nations unies (ONU) (fr) | Vereinte Nationen (VN) (de) | Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) (es) | Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite (ONU) (it) | Verenigde Naties (VN) (du) | Organização das Nações Unidas (ONU) (pt)

Central American Integration System (CAIS)

Système d'intégration centraméricain (SICA) (fr) | Zentralamerikanisches Integrationssystem (ZAIS) (de) | Sistema de Integración Centroamericana (SICA) (es) | Sistema di integrazione centroamericana (SIC) (it) | Centraal-Amerikaans integratiesysteem (CAI) (du) | Sistema de Integração Centro-Americana (SICA) (pt)




GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE

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Capital

San José

San José (fr) | San José (de) | San José (es) | San José (it) | San José (du) | San José (pt)

Region

Central America

Continent

Americas

Hemisphere

Tropics

Surrounding Ocean(s)

Pacific Ocean

Area (sq km)

51,100


Weather -San Jose

(Climate Location)

Temperature Scale
Weather - Months
Monthly Average Temperatures



M1M2M3M4M5M6
HIGH26.4°C | 79.6°F27.1°C | 80.8°F27.9°C | 82.3°F28.8°C | 83.9°F28.3°C | 83°F28°C | 82.4°F
LOW18.2°C | 64.7°F17.9°C | 64.2°F18.3°C | 64.9°F19°C | 66.2°F19°C | 66.2°F19°C | 66.2°F

M7M8M9M10M11M12
HIGH27.5°C | 81.5°F27.8°C | 82.1°F28°C | 82.4°F27.3°C | 81.1°F27.1°C | 80.7°F26.5°C | 79.7°F
LOW19.4°C | 67°F18.7°C | 65.6°F18.2°C | 64.7°F18°C | 64.4°F18.2°C | 64.8°F18.5°C | 65.3°F


To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages.The abbreviations (M1, M2,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)


Seasons

Dry
M01-M05

Rainy
M06-M12



To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages (see above).
The abbreviations (M01, M02,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)



TIMEZONE


Timezone
Timezone  

UTC-6 (America/Costa_Rica)

Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

No




LGBTQ+ RELATED

Community


LGBTQ Population (2018) - Estimated   

c.131.6 thousand

LGBTQ+ Dollar (2017) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$971.9 million

Lesbian (L):

lesbiana (spanish)

Gay (G):

gay (spanish)

Bisexual (B):

bisexual (spanish)

Transgender (T):

transgénero (spanish)

Questioning (Q):

interrogatorio (spanish)



LGBTQ+ Equality Index

Equality Index - High
High

LGBTQ+ Illegal  

No

Anti-discrimination laws in place  

Yes (extensive)

Same-sex unions recognised  

Yes

Same-sex marriage allowed  

No



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TRAVEL RELATED

Airports
Total number of airports  

124

Total number of heliports  

5

Total number of seaplane bases  

0


Driving - which side  

Right

Driving - Side
International driving licence required  

Recommended

Main International Airports

(with three-word locations)

AIRPORT NAMEAIRPORT CODECITY/LOCALITYWHAT3WORDS
Juan Santamaría International AirportSJO (iata) | MROC (icao)San Jose/// minnows.compendium.innings
Daniel Oduber Quiros International AirportLIR (iata) | MRLB (icao)Liberia/// chum.gutters.unattended




KEY INFORMATION



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Region

Central America
Continent

Americas


Telephone Dialling Code  

+506
Language(s)  

Spanish


Electricity  

120 volts | 60 hertz


Currency  

Costa Rican Colon
Currency - smallest denomination  

100 centimos


Timezone  

UTC-6 (America/Costa_Rica)
Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

No


Total number of airports  

124
Driving - which side  

Right



POLICE:

911

policía (spanish)



AMBULANCE:

911

ambulancia (spanish)
FIRE:

911

fuego (spanish)



HELP:

ayuda (spanish)




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