Costa Rica

Information about Costa Rica

Additional Costa Rica Border Crossing Information

People's experiences vary depending on crowds at the border, corrupt or honest border officials, and rules can also change. Read about individual experiences at specific borders below. 

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Additional Costa Rica Border Crossing Information

People's experiences vary depending on crowds at the border, corrupt or honest border officials, and rules can also change. Read about individual experiences at specific borders below. 

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Costa Rica-Borders and Roads

Read more about crossing Costa Rica's borders, roads and driving, and camping and hotels. 

Basic Facts

  • Population: 4,133,884
  • Capital: San Jose
  • Fun fact: Óscar Rafael de Jesús Arias Sánchez was President of Costa Rica, and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1987 for his efforts to end civil wars then raging in several Central American countries.
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