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Where is Costa Rica located?

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Costa Rica is a country located in Central America. It is situated between the bodies of water of the North Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, and between the countries of Nicaragua and Panama.

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Where is Costa Rica located?
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Costa Rica covers a total area of about 19,600 square miles, making it a little smaller than the state of West Virginia and the 130th-largest country in the world. Costa Rica has a coastline stretching about 800 miles. The capital and largest city of Costa Rica is San Jose, located in the central part of the country. Costa Rica has a total population estimated around 4.8 million people, as of 2014, making it the 124th most populated country in the world.

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