506 is the country code for Costa Rica.
San José is the capital city of Costa Rica.
How to Call Costa Rica from Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
To call a telephone number in Costa Rica from Dubai (United Arab Emirates):
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Costa Rica - 506.
- Dial the subscriber number.
Landlines in Costa Rica
Landline/fixed telephone numbers in Costa Rica are 8 digits long and begin with 2.
To call a landline number in Costa Rica from overseas, dial the international call prefix (00/+), the country code for Costa Rica (506), then the subscriber number e.g. 00-506-2XXXXXXX or +506-2XXXXXXX.
Mobile Telephone Numbers in Costa Rica
Mobile phone numbers in Costa Rica are 8 digits long and begin with 5,6, 7 or 8 e.g. 7XXXXXXX.
To call a mobile phone number in Costa Rica from abroad, dial the international exit call prefix (00/+), the Costa Rica country code (506), and then the subscriber number e.g. 00-506-7XXXXXXX or +506-7XXXXXXX.
When making a telephone call to Costa Rica from the United Arab Emirates, please be aware of the time difference between the UAE and Costa Rica.
The time now in Costa Rica is . The date is .
The time right now in the United Arab Emirates is . The date is .
The time difference between Costa Rica and UAE is 10 hours.
The currency used in Costa Rica is the Costa Rican colon (CRC).
Current exchange rates between the Costa Rican colon and the UAE dirham (CRC to AED, AED to CRC) are:
- 1 Costa Rican colon (CRC) = 0.00585 AED
- 1 UAE dirham (AED) = 170.92 CRC
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
According to data from the World Bank, the population of Costa Rica in recent years is:
- 2018 - 4,999,441
- 2017 - 4,949,954
- 2016 - 4,899,345
- 2015 - 4,847,804
- 2014 - 4,795,396
- 2013 - 4,742,107
- 2012 - 4,688,000
- 2011 - 4,633,086
- 2010 - 4,577,378
- 2009 - 4,520,740
- 2008 - 4,463,125
- 2007 - 4,404,628
- 2006 - 4,345,412
- 2005 - 4,285,502
- 2004 - 4,225,155
- 2003 - 4,164,053
- 2002 - 4,100,925
- 2001 - 4,034,074
- 2000 - 3,962,372
- 1999 - 3,885,430
- 1998 - 3,803,887
Costa Rica Map
Costa Rica can be seen on the map below.