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Costa Rica Money: the Costa Rica Colón

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Costa Rica Money: the Costa Rica Colón

Costa Rica Money: the Costa Rica Colón

Money in Costa Rica:

The Costa Rica Colón (CRC): One unit of Costa Rican currency is called the colón (colónes plural). The Costa Rica colón is divided into 100 centavos.

Exchange Rate:

The exchange rate of the Costa Rica colón to the US dollar is approximately 586 to one. For exact exchange rates, visit Yahoo! Finance.

History:

The Costa Rica colón is named for Christopher Columbus, whose name was Cristóbal Colón in Spanish.

Costa Rica money tips:

The US dollar is widely accepted in Costa Rica, especially in well-touristed destinations.
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