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Costa Rica (GPS: 10 00 N, 84 00 W) located in Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Nicaragua and Panama. The country’s area measurements are total: 51,100 sq km; land: 51,060 sq km, water: 40 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly smaller than West Virginia. The total irrigated land is 1,015 sq km (2012).
One of the essential features of Costa Rica: Four volcanoes, two of them active, rise near the capital of San Jose in the center of the country. One of the volcanoes, Irazu, erupted destructively in 1963-1965.