Largest cities in Costa Rica

The largest cities in Costa Rica, ranked by population.

The total population of Costa Rica is 5,058,007 as of 30-Jun-19 , which represents 0.07% of global population and ranks Costa Rica # 120 worldwide.



Numbers generally reflect the city population, rather than the urban areas, municipality, or urban agglomeration. Note that double listings may reflect different spellings or definitions of urban agglomerations.

List: the biggest cities in Costa Rica

    CityCountryPopulationLast updateTime zone
  1. San José
  2. Costa Rica 335,007 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  3. Limón
  4. Costa Rica 63,081 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  5. San Francisco
  6. Costa Rica 55,923 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  7. Alajuela
  8. Costa Rica 47,494 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  9. Liberia
  10. Costa Rica 45,380 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  11. Paraíso
  12. Costa Rica 39,702 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  13. Puntarenas
  14. Costa Rica 35,650 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  15. San Isidro
  16. Costa Rica 34,877 7/19/18America/Costa_Rica
  17. Curridabat
  18. Costa Rica 34,586 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  19. San Vicente
  20. Costa Rica 34,447 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  21. San Vicente de Moravia
  22. Costa Rica 34,447 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  23. San José
  24. Costa Rica 31,430 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  25. Purral
  26. Costa Rica 30,034 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  27. Turrialba
  28. Costa Rica 28,955 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  29. San Miguel
  30. Costa Rica 28,827 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  31. San Pedro
  32. Costa Rica 27,477 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  33. San Rafael Abajo
  34. Costa Rica 27,419 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  35. Quesada
  36. Costa Rica 27,310 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  37. Ipís
  38. Costa Rica 26,669 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  39. Cartago
  40. Costa Rica 26,594 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  41. Chacarita
  42. Costa Rica 26,354 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  43. San Juan
  44. Costa Rica 26,047 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  45. Mercedes
  46. Costa Rica 26,007 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  47. Guadalupe
  48. Costa Rica 26,005 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  49. Aserrí
  50. Costa Rica 25,874 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  51. San Rafael
  52. Costa Rica 25,410 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  53. San Felipe
  54. Costa Rica 24,985 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  55. Patarrá
  56. Costa Rica 23,983 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  57. Tejar
  58. Costa Rica 22,433 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  59. Heredia
  60. Costa Rica 21,947 5/13/19America/Costa_Rica
  61. San Pablo
  62. Costa Rica 21,662 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  63. Calle Blancos
  64. Costa Rica 20,710 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  65. Cañas
  66. Costa Rica 20,306 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  67. Guápiles
  68. Costa Rica 19,092 2/19/17America/Costa_Rica
  69. Siquirres
  70. Costa Rica 18,231 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  71. San Diego
  72. Costa Rica 16,991 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  73. Colima
  74. Costa Rica 15,875 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  75. Esparza
  76. Costa Rica 15,575 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  77. San Juan de Dios
  78. Costa Rica 15,469 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  79. Nicoya
  80. Costa Rica 15,313 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  81. San Rafael Arriba
  82. Costa Rica 15,051 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  83. Desamparados
  84. Costa Rica 14,448 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  85. Concepción
  86. Costa Rica 14,000 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  87. Alajuelita
  88. Costa Rica 13,845 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  89. Sabanilla
  90. Costa Rica 13,251 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  91. Granadilla
  92. Costa Rica 12,683 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  93. Santa Cruz
  94. Costa Rica 12,281 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  95. San Josecito
  96. Costa Rica 12,195 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  97. Escazú
  98. Costa Rica 12,071 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  99. Naranjo
  100. Costa Rica 11,853 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  101. Buenos Aires
  102. Costa Rica 11,680 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  103. San Antonio
  104. Costa Rica 10,938 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  105. San Ramón
  106. Costa Rica 10,765 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  107. Tres Ríos
  108. Costa Rica 10,430 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  109. Daniel Flores
  110. Costa Rica 10,028 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  111. Río Segundo
  112. Costa Rica 9,853 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  113. Colón
  114. Costa Rica 9,687 10/29/16America/Costa_Rica
  115. San Rafael
  116. Costa Rica 8,887 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  117. Santiago
  118. Costa Rica 8,292 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  119. Santa Ana
  120. Costa Rica 8,029 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  121. Quepos
  122. Costa Rica 7,810 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  123. San Juan
  124. Costa Rica 7,729 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  125. Tilarán
  126. Costa Rica 7,301 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  127. Corredor
  128. Costa Rica 7,084 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  129. Guácimo
  130. Costa Rica 7,022 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  131. Atenas
  132. Costa Rica 7,014 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  133. Cot
  134. Costa Rica 6,784 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  135. Golfito
  136. Costa Rica 6,777 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  137. Llorente
  138. Costa Rica 6,626 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  139. Miramar
  140. Costa Rica 6,540 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  141. Orotina
  142. Costa Rica 6,135 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  143. Santo Domingo
  144. Costa Rica 5,745 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  145. Salitrillos
  146. Costa Rica 5,738 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  147. Mercedes
  148. Costa Rica 5,467 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  149. Pocora
  150. Costa Rica 5,248 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  151. Juntas
  152. Costa Rica 4,737 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  153. Batán
  154. Costa Rica 4,584 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  155. Canoas
  156. Costa Rica 4,573 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  157. La Asunción
  158. Costa Rica 4,383 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  159. Orosí
  160. Costa Rica 4,350 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  161. La Cruz
  162. Costa Rica 4,319 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  163. Carrillos
  164. Costa Rica 4,258 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  165. San Marcos
  166. Costa Rica 4,255 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  167. Upala
  168. Costa Rica 4,185 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  169. Bagaces
  170. Costa Rica 4,108 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  171. Jacó
  172. Costa Rica 4,085 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  173. Tobosi
  174. Costa Rica 4,060 10/29/16America/Costa_Rica
  175. San Vito
  176. Costa Rica 3,981 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  177. Ciudad Cortés
  178. Costa Rica 3,850 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  179. Parrita
  180. Costa Rica 3,734 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  181. San Rafael
  182. Costa Rica 3,624 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  183. Zarcero
  184. Costa Rica 3,559 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  185. Los Chiles
  186. Costa Rica 3,342 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  187. Sardinal
  188. Costa Rica 3,267 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  189. San Ignacio
  190. Costa Rica 3,072 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  191. La Fortuna
  192. Costa Rica 3,010 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  193. Pocosol
  194. Costa Rica 2,947 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  195. Salitral
  196. Costa Rica 2,833 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  197. Belén
  198. Costa Rica 2,715 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  199. Tucurrique
  200. Costa Rica 2,697 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  201. La Suiza
  202. Costa Rica 2,434 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  203. Roxana
  204. Costa Rica 2,351 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  205. Matina
  206. Costa Rica 2,315 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  207. Santiago
  208. Costa Rica 2,107 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  209. Pital
  210. Costa Rica 2,046 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  211. Sixaola
  212. Costa Rica 1,823 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  213. Hojancha
  214. Costa Rica 1,823 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  215. Fortuna
  216. Costa Rica 1,774 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  217. Nandayure
  218. Costa Rica 1,649 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  219. Pejibaye
  220. Costa Rica 1,630 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  221. Pacayas
  222. Costa Rica 1,556 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  223. Palmichal
  224. Costa Rica 1,545 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  225. Esquipulas
  226. Costa Rica 1,512 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  227. Paquera
  228. Costa Rica 1,510 7/4/18America/Costa_Rica
  229. Ángeles
  230. Costa Rica 1,355 12/5/18America/Costa_Rica
  231. Bijagua
  232. Costa Rica 1,090 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  233. Sámara
  234. Costa Rica 1,071 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica
  235. Sabanilla
  236. Costa Rica 1,015 9/7/16America/Costa_Rica

 



 



Country codes for Costa Rica

  • 2 digit ISO country code (A2) for Costa Rica : CR
  • 3 digit UN country code (A3) for Costa Rica : CRI
  • Numeric U.N. country code for Costa Rica : 188

DIALING CODE for Costa Rica : 506

Flag of Costa Rica (when applicable):

 

The population data for this list of cities and towns in Costa Rica was derived from several sources, including GeoNames and Wikipedia.