How big is Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is 51,100 km² or 19,730 mi². In other words it is roughly the size of Denmark or the state of West Virginia. An interesting comparison …. You can put 21 countries of Costa Rica into the Canadian province of Ontario.

It has 7 provinces: San Jose, Cartago, Heredia, Limon, Puntarenas, Alajuela and Guanacaste. Each has a unique culture that makes it special.

Be sure to take time to travel within the country to see what each province has to offer.

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