Costa Rica Geography
Bird's Eye View of the Rich Coast


Costa Rica geography, now here's an interesting subject.

A topography so rich and varying - lands accounting for over 5% of the planet's biodiversity - it's no wonder that yearly... thousands of people arrive - a chance to visit the country's beaches, rainforests, volcanoes and other incredible places.

Did you know?

  • The Rich Coast - all 51,000 square kilometers of it - is really quite tiny... just a little bit smaller than the state of Virginia.

  • Along with popular landmarks - those like Arenal, Poas and Irazú... more than 100 volcanic structures have been catalogued throughout the country.

    And something else...

  • At a height of about 3,810 meters - located just southeast of Cartago...

Costa Rica Geography
Mount Chirripo - Highest Point in the Country

...Mount Chirripo, is the single highest point in the land.

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Here on this page of the site - a bird's eye view of the country... let's take a closer look at Costa Rica. Click on the following links and images, and you'll be taken to a new page on the site, to learn more...




Costa Rica Geography

Information about the land of the Rich Coast, click on the following links to learn more...