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Overview of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the east and south, the Pacific Ocean to the west and south and the Caribbean Sea to the east.

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San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica

San José is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica. Located in the Central Valley.

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Climate of Costa Rica

Because Costa Rica is located between eight and 12 degrees north of the Equator, the climate is tropical year round. However, the country has many microclimates depending on elevation, rainfall, topography, and by the geography of each particular region.