Country Size Comparison


Costa Rica is about 192 times smaller than United States.

United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km, while Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, making Costa Rica 0.52% the size of United States. Meanwhile, the population of United States is ~332.6 million people (327.5 million fewer people live in Costa Rica).

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

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