Country Size Comparison


United States is about 192 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Costa Rica is approximately 51,100 sq km, while United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km, making United States 19,144% larger than Costa Rica. Meanwhile, the population of Costa Rica is ~5.1 million people (327.5 million more people live in United States).

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

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