Costa Rica country code

How to call Costa Rica using country code ?

Costa Rica is located in North America near countries : Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala and Belize. The international country code to dial Costa Rica is :



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Phone use and access in Costa-Rica

As many North American countries, the international dialing code 506 is only required to call Costa Rica from abroad. Concerning national calls made in Costa Rica, it is not necessary to dial the Costa Rican country code 506. Finally, to call your correspondent in Costa Rica from a country abroad, dial first the prefix of exit which takes one of the following forms: 00 / 011 / 810 and sign "+ " for calls since the mobile phone. These are possible compositions: 00506 / 810 506 / 011 506 / +506.

Some useful informations

  • International access code (exit code) : 00 (to dial when making calls from Costa Rica to abroad)
  • Costa Rican international dialing code : 506
  • Fixed telephone Subscriptions (2016) : 849 826 Costa Rican subscribers
  • Mobile landline usage : 17.5% of Costa Ricans
  • Mobile cellular users (2016) : 8 330 664 Costa Rican mobile users
  • Mobile phone usage : 171.51% of Costa Ricans
  • Internet usage : 66% of Costa Ricans

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How to call Costa Rica from USA and Canada

Calling Costa Rican landline phone number

  • enter the exit code '011' ;
  • dial Costa Rica country code : 506 ;
  • dial the area code : For example "YY" is San Jose area phone code ;
  • add the Costa Rican phone number without the leading '0'.
Illustration : 011 506 YY XXX XXX.

Calling Costa Rican mobile phone number (cellular phone)

  • enter the exit code '011' or '+';
  • dial Costa Rica country code : 506 ;
  • add the Costa Rican mobile phone number without the leading '0'.
Illustration : 011 506 Z XXX XXX. ('Z' represent the cellular area code)

Costa Rica Map

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Costa Rica Map

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About Costa Rica


Costa Rica belongs to the North American continent bordering Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala and Belize. Costa Rican population is about 4253877 inhabitants with an area of 51,1 km². The capital of Costa Rica is San Jose and the iso code is : CRC.

What time is it now in Costa Rica ?


Before calling your Costa Rican correspondent , it is important to know what time it is in Costa Rica.
Costa Rican local time :

The current time is 4:08 PM (UTC/GMT -6 hours).

Current day :

We are : Sunday June 24, 2018 .

 

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Weather conditions at San Jose

76°F / 25°C
broken clouds
  • Humidity : 53 %
  • Pressure : 1015 mb
  • Wind Speed : 7 km/h
  • Cloud Cover : 75 %
  • Sunrise : 11:17:26
  • Sunset : 23:59:54

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