Its name meaning "rich coast," Costa Rica borders both the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, with 1,290 kilometers of coastline in all. Costa Rica borders Nicaragua and Panama to the north and south.
Also included in Costa Rica's territory are islands, including Calero Island and Cocos Island, which is home to a national park.
The country of Costa Rica is in the North America continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 9.9247° N, 84.0780° W.
The neighboring countries of Costa Rica are:
Last Updated on 12 February 2013