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Costa Rica
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Time Zone (GMT):-6
Population:4,586,353
Capital City:San José
Largest City:San José
Currency:Costa Rica Colon = 100 centimos
Currency Code:CRC
Banknote Denominations:1,000 / 2,000 / 5,000 / 10,000 / 20,000 / 50,000
Exchangeable Currencies:All major

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Costa Rica
Friday 23 October 2020 8:26pm
Updated information on entry restrictions, local demonstrations causing traffic disruptions and instances of methanol poisoning (‘Summary’ 'Entry Requirements' ‘Safety and security’)

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