Country Size Comparison


Costa Rica is about 2 times smaller than Iceland.

Iceland is approximately 103,000 sq km, while Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, making Costa Rica 49.61% the size of Iceland. Meanwhile, the population of Iceland is ~339,747 people (4.6 million more people live in Costa Rica).

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

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