Country Size Comparison

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Costa Rica is about 1.5 times smaller than Panama.

Panama is approximately 75,420 sq km, while Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, making Costa Rica 67.75% the size of Panama. Meanwhile, the population of Panama is ~3.8 million people (1.2 million more people live in Costa Rica).

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


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