Flag of Costa Rica

The Costa Rican flag is a flag with five horizontal bands. The used colors in the flag are blue, red, white. The proportion of the Costa Rican flag is 3:5. The Flag of Costa Rica was adopted in 1906. The first use of the current flag design was in 1906. The last change to the current Costa Rican flag design was in 1998.

Flag of Costa Rica

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Flag proportion

Ratio 3:5


  • First flag usage: 1906
  • Adoption current flag: 1906
  • Last change flag: 1998

Flag colors


About Costa Rica


4 930 258


19 730 sq mi
51 100 km2

Population density

250 sq mi
96 km2

Country information

Country: Costa Rica
Continent: North America
Official languages: Spanish
Capital: San José
Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
Border length: 397 miles / 639 km
Neighbouring countries
Nicaragua: 192 miles 309 km
Panama: 205 miles 330 km

The Costa Rican flag is the flag of the country named Costa Rica. Costa Rica is located in continental North America. Costa Rica has 2 neighbouring countries. The total length of land borders of Costa Rica is 397 mi/ 639 km. Costa Rica border neighbours and border lengths are: Nicaragua: 309 km, Panama: 330 km.

4 930 258 people are living in Costa Rica, a country stretching over 19 730 sq mi/ 51 100 km² (0.08% water). The population density in Costa Rica is of 250 per sq mi/ 96 people per km². The official language of Costa Rica is Spanish. The capital city of Costa Rica is San José. Costa Rica is a Unitary presidential constitutional republic.

The currency in Costa Rica is the Costa Rican colón ₡ (CRC). UTC (standard time) in Costa Rica is UTC-06:00 and UTC-06:00 in summer. Costa Rica has the unique two-letter country code, CR (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is CRI, and its three-digit country code is 188. The calling code for Costa Rica is +56.




Costa Rican colón ₡ (CRC)


CET: UTC-06:00
CEST: UTC-06:00


Internet TLD: CR
Three-letter country code: CRI
Three-digit country code: 188
Calling code: +56