Country Size Comparison


Panama is around the same size as Costa Rica.

Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, while Panama is approximately 75,420 sq km. Meanwhile, the population of Costa Rica is ~4.9 million people (1.2 million fewer people live in Panama).

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

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