Country Size Comparison


Mexico is about 38 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, while Mexico is approximately 1,964,375 sq km, making Mexico 3,744% larger than Costa Rica. Meanwhile, the population of Costa Rica is ~5.1 million people (123.6 million more people live in Mexico).

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

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