Environment of Costa Rica
In Costa Rica, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 38.7% of the total energy use. Costa Rica emits 1.7 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Costa Rica is 20.
Total land area of Costa Rica is 51,100 km2 (approx. 19,730 mi²). 20440 km2 of Costa Rica's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 40% of all the land in the country.