Country Size Comparison


Costa Rica is about 188 times smaller than China.

China is approximately 9,596,960 sq km, while Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, making Costa Rica 0.53% the size of China. Meanwhile, the population of China is ~1.4 billion people (1.4 billion fewer people live in Costa Rica).

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of China compared to Costa Rica. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Costa Rica vs. China using our country comparison tool.

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