The formal name of Costa Rica is the Republic of Costa Rica. It is situated in Central America. Its borders are attached to Nicaragua in north, Panama in the East and South, The Pacific Ocean in the west and south, and Caribbean Sea in the east. The primary and official language of Costa Rica is Spanish.
A Developed Country
Costa Rica has continuously attained the position within 10 top Latin American countries in HDI (Human Development Index). In fact, its rank in the list of developed nations is 62nd in 2010. The United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) has declared it as the country that has achieved a great deal of human development as compared to other nations in same income group. In terms of environment development, it is number three worldwide and first in Americas in the year 2010.
On the Costa Rica’s Caribbean Sea, the Puerto Viejo is the hottest place. The heat remains here continuously. Puerto Viejo is an attractive place for ramblers, hikers, surfers, etc owing to the rivers, coasts and forests near it.