Country Size Comparison


Iceland is about 2 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, while Iceland is approximately 103,000 sq km, making Iceland 102% larger than Costa Rica. Meanwhile, the population of Costa Rica is ~4.9 million people (4.6 million fewer people live in Iceland).

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

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