Country Size Comparison


Costa Rica is about 4.8 times smaller than United Kingdom.

United Kingdom is approximately 243,610 sq km, while Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, making Costa Rica 20.98% the size of United Kingdom. Meanwhile, the population of United Kingdom is ~65.8 million people (60.7 million fewer people live in Costa Rica).

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

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