Costa Rica: Country and Foreign Investment
Costa Rica is located in Central America between Nicaragua and Panama and is bordered by the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The country measures just over 51,000 square kilometers. The time zone is GMT minus 6 hours (US Central Time).
There are three ranges of volcanic mountains rising to 3,800 m, and the many rivers that flow from them supply plentiful hydroelectric power.
The climate is sub-tropical; average temperature in the Central Valley is 22 degrees C, and on the coast it varies between 20 and 30 degrees. December to April is the dry season; May to November is rainy.
The capital is San Jose. There are regular flights to many international destinations.