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Outline of Costa Rica

The location of Costa Rica
An enlargeable relief map of the Republic of Costa Rica

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Costa Rica:

Costa Ricasovereign country located in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the east-southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, and the Caribbean Sea to the east.[1] Costa Rica was the first country in the world to constitutionally abolish its army.[2] Among Latin American countries, Costa Rica ranks 4th on the 2007 Human Development Index, and 48th worldwide.[3] Costa Rica is ranked 5th in the world on the 2008 Environmental Performance Index, up from the 15th place in 2006.[4][5] In 2007 the government stated that it wants Costa Rica to be the first country to become carbon neutral by 2021.[6][7][8]

General reference

An enlargeable basic map of Costa Rica

Geography of Costa Rica

An enlargeable topographic map of Costa Rica
 Panama 330 km
 Nicaragua 309 km
  • Coastline: 1,290 km

Environment of Costa Rica

An enlargeable satellite image of Costa Rica

Natural geographic features of Costa Rica

Regions of Costa Rica

Main article: Regions of Costa Rica

Ecoregions of Costa Rica

Main article: Ecoregions in Costa Rica

Administrative divisions of Costa Rica

Main article: Administrative divisions of Costa Rica
Provinces of Costa Rica
Cantons of Costa Rica
Districts of Costa Rica
Municipalities of Costa Rica

Demography of Costa Rica

Main article: Demographics of Costa Rica

Government and politics of Costa Rica

Main article: Government of Costa Rica and Politics of Costa Rica

Branches of government

Executive branch of the government of Costa Rica

Legislative branch of the government of Costa Rica

Judicial branch of the government of Costa Rica

Foreign relations of Costa Rica

International organization membership

The Republic of Costa Rica is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Costa Rica

Main article: Law of Costa Rica

Military of Costa Rica

Main article: Military of Costa Rica

Local government in Costa Rica

History of Costa Rica

Main article: Current events of Costa Rica

Culture of Costa Rica

Main article: Culture of Costa Rica

Art in Costa Rica

Sports in Costa Rica

Main article: Sports in Costa Rica

Economy and infrastructure of Costa Rica

Main article: Economy of Costa Rica

See also

References

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