Costa Rica Flag The Costa Rica flag consists of 5 horizontal stripes with the colors, blue, white, and red. Every color of the Costa Rica flag represents crucial aspects of Costa Rica. The existing coat of arms has 7 stars that represent the 7 provinces of Costa Rica. The Costa Rica flag consists of 5 horizontal stripes with the colors, blue, white, and red. Every color of the Costa Rica flag represents essential elements of Costa Rica. The 3 mountains symbolize the 3 primary mountain varieties of Costa Rica, and set to show the place of the nation relative to the 2 bodies of sea. The existing coat of arms has 7 stars that represent the 7 provinces of Costa Rica.