Country Size Comparison


Costa Rica is about 6 times smaller than Ecuador.

Ecuador is approximately 283,561 sq km, while Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, making Costa Rica 18.02% the size of Ecuador. Meanwhile, the population of Ecuador is ~16.9 million people (11.8 million fewer people live in Costa Rica).

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

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