Costa Rica has a population of roughly 4.7 million inhabitants. The country is situated in Central America and shares borders with Nicaragua and Panama. It is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Caribbean Sea to the east, with a total of 1.290 kilometres of coastline. The majority of the geology of Costa Rica is volcanic. The highest volcano is Irazú at 3.432 m. The Cerro Chirripó is the highest mountain in Costa Rica (3.920 m) located in the Cordillera de Talamanca.
Costa Rica's climate is tropical year round. The country is considered to possess the highest density of biodiversity of any country worldwide. It is an ideal travel destination for researchers, nature lovers and adventure seekers.