While Costa Rica (“Rich Coast”) takes up a mere .03% of the world’s surface area (think the size of West Virginia, only smaller), this tropical wonderland boasts over 5% of the entire world’s biodiversity.
Though a relatively small country, Costa Rica is made up of 10 different regions
The Interior Regions, north to south:
Northern Lowlands, Central Highlands, Central Valley, South Central
The Coastal Regions, clockwise from the Northwest:
Northern Caribbean, Southern Caribbean, South Pacific, Central Pacific, Nicoya Peninsula, Guanacaste