Country Size Comparison


Malta is about 162 times smaller than Costa Rica.

Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, while Malta is approximately 316 sq km, making Malta 0.62% the size of Costa Rica. Meanwhile, the population of Costa Rica is ~5.1 million people (4.6 million fewer people live in Malta).

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

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