Costa Rica

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Costa Rica
Costa Rica.png
San Jose

Government type:
Democratic, Liberal


Costa Rica is a small country in Central America. It is bordered by Flag of Panama Panama in the south and Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua in the north. It is also surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and The Caribbean Sea. Its provinces are mostly plains while on the north is jungle.

Historical background[edit]

National focus[edit]

Generic national focus tree.
Main article: Generic national focus tree

Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica, lacking a unique national focus tree, uses the generic national focus tree instead.

The generic focus tree has 5 main branches:

  • Army Effort gives army experience and research bonuses to army research.
  • Aviation Effort gives air experience, builds air bases, and research bonuses to air research.
  • Naval Effort gives navy experience, builds naval dockyards, and research bonuses to navy research.
  • Industrial Effort builds civilian and military factories (usually even if building slots are already full)and grants extra research slots.
  • Political Effort gives the country choices on which political path they will take.


Costa Rica starts with 2 research slots.

Army technology Naval technology Air technology Electronics & Industry
  • Basic Equipment
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None


Costa Rica is a DemocracyDemocratic nation. Its elections are every 4 years with the next one being in February 1936. Costa Rica has the following political parties:

Political party Ideology Popularity Party leader Country name Is ruling?
Partido Republicano Nacional democracy Democratic 98% Ricardo Jiménez Oreamuno Costa Rica Yes
Partido Vanguardia Popular communism Communist 0% Generic Costa del Pueblo No
Fascist fascism Fascist 2% Generic Costa Potente No
Non-Aligned neutrality Non-Aligned 0% Generic Reino de la Costa No

National spirits[edit]



The Flag of United States United States has guaranteed Costa Rica because of the Monroe Doctrine. Costa Rica may form the Flag of United States of Central America United States of Central America if it controls all other independent Central American countries excluding Flag of Panama Panama. Doing so will give it cores on the required territories plus British Mexico (311).

Staff and Designer[edit]

Political Advisors
Advisor Type Effect Cost
Julio Acosta Garcia War Industrialist 150 pp
Otto Cortes Fernandez Silent Workhorse 150 pp
Roberto Brenes Mesen Captain of Industry 150 pp
Chico Orlich Bolmarich Popular Figurehead
  • Stability: +15.0%
150 pp
Jose Figueres Ferrer Compassionate Gentleman
  • Improve Relationship Opinion +15.00%
150 pp
Gustaf Husak Communist Revolutionary
  • Communism Support: +0.1%
150 pp
Miguel Ramirez Alcantara Democratic Reformer
  • Daily Democracy Support: +0.1
150 pp
Calufa Fallas Sinaja Fascist Demagogue
  • Daily Fascism Support: +0.1%
150 pp
Tank Designers
Designer Type Effect Cost
Armor Company Tank Designer
  • Armor Research Time: -10.0%
  • Armor: Reliability: +5.0%
150 pp
Ship Designers
Designer Type Effect Cost
Naval Company Ship designer
  • Naval Research Time: -10.0%
150 pp
Aircraft Designers
Designer Type Effect Cost
Light Air Company Light aircraft
  • Air Research Time: -10.0%
  • Fighter: Agility: +10.0%
  • Fighter: Max Speed: +10.0%
  • Carrier Fighter: Agility: +10.0%
  • Carrier Fighter: Max Speed: +10.0%
150 pp
Medium Air Company Medium aircraft
  • Air Research Time: -10.0%
  • Heavy Fighter: Reliability: +20.0%
  • Tactical Bomber: Reliability: +20.0%
150 pp
Heavy Air Company Heavy aircraft
  • Air Research Time: -10.0%
  • Strategic Bomber: Strategic Bombing: +10.0%
150 pp
Naval Air Company Naval aircraft
  • Air Research Time: -10.0%
  • Naval Bomber: Operational Range: +10.0%
  • Naval Bomber: Naval Attack: +10.0%
  • CV Naval Bomber: Operational Range: +10.0%
  • CV Naval Bomber: Naval Attack: +10.0%
150 pp
Materiel Designers
Designer Type Effect Cost
Artillery Company Artillery designer
  • Artillery Research Time: -10.0%
150 pp
Small Arms Company Infantry Equipment designer
  • Weapons and Equipment Research Time: -10.0%
150 pp
Motorization Company Motorized Equipment designer
  • Motorization Research Time: -10.0%
150 pp
Industrial Concern
Designer Type Effect Cost
Industrial Company Industrial Concern
  • Industrial Research Time: -10.0%
150 pp
Designer Type Effect Cost
Luís Fernández Rodríguez Air Warfare Theorist
  • Air Doctrine Research Time: -7.0%
  • Air Experience Gain: +0.05
150 pp
Tobias Picardo Cortez Naval Theorist
  • Naval Doctrine Research Time: -7.0%
  • Naval Experience Gain: +0.05
150 pp



Conscription Law Economy Law Trade Law
Volunteer Only.png Volunteer Only
  • 1.5% Recruitable population
Civilian Economy.png Civilian Economy
  • 35% Consumer Goods factories
  • –30% Factory construction speed
  • +30% Factory (type) conversion cost
  • -40% Fuel Gain per Oil
  • -25% Fuel Capacity
Export Focus.png Export Focus
  • 50% Resources to market
  • +5% Research speed
  • +10% Factory/Dockyard output
  • +10% Construction speed
  • +20% Civilian intelligence to others
  • +10% Navy intelligence to others

Industry & Resources[edit]

Type No.
Aluminum.png Aluminium 0
Chromium.png Chromium 1
Oil.png Oil 0
Rubber.png Rubber 0
Steel.png Steel 0
Tungsten.png Tungsten 0
Type No.
Civilian factory Civilian factory 2
Military factory Military factory 1
Naval dockyard Naval dockyard 0
Costa Rica has one Military Factory and two civilian Factories.
Costa Rica has 1 Chromium.


It has no Military in 1936.

Type No.
Infantry cropped.png Infantry 0
Cavalry cropped.png Cavalry 0
Motorized cropped.png Motorized infantry 0
Light tank cropped.png Light tank 0
Marine cropped.png Marine 0
Mountain cropped.png Mountaineer 0
Paratroop cropped.png Paratrooper 0
Army experience.png Total divisions 0
Type No.
Destroyer.png Destroyer 0
Light Cruiser.png Light cruiser 0
Heavy Cruiser.png Heavy cruiser 0
Battlecruiser.png Battlecruiser 0
Battleship.png Battleship 0
Submarine.png Submarine 0
Carrier.png Carrier 0
Convoy.png Convoy 0
Navy experience.png Total ships 0
Air force
Type No.
CAS.png Close air support 0
Fighter c.png Fighter 0
Heavy fighter.png Heavy fighter 0
Naval bomber.png Naval bomber 0
Tactical bomber.png Tactical bomber 0
Strategic bomber.png Strategic bomber 0
Transport air.png Transport 0
Air experience.png Total planes 0

Strategies and guides[edit]

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