Country Size Comparison


Costa Rica is about 10 times smaller than Spain.

Spain is approximately 505,370 sq km, while Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, making Costa Rica 10.11% the size of Spain. Meanwhile, the population of Spain is ~50.0 million people (44.9 million fewer people live in Costa Rica).

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

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