Country Size Comparison


Ireland is about 1.4 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, while Ireland is approximately 70,273 sq km, making Ireland 38% larger than Costa Rica. Meanwhile, the population of Costa Rica is ~5.1 million people (78,581 more people live in Ireland).

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

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