Connecticut vs Costa Rica (Statistical Comparison)

Connecticut is the southernmost state of the United States of America located in the New England region of the country, whereas Costa Rica is a country located in Central America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Connecticut and Costa Rica regarding various aspects.


Is Connecticut bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of Connecticut is 5,567 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. Connecticut is smaller than Costa Rica by 14,133 sq mi. Connecticut is around 3.54 times smaller than Costa Rica.

Area of Connecticut: 5,567 sq mi ( 14,357 km2 )

Area of Connecticut compared to Costa Rica

Area of Costa Rica:  19,700 sq mi ( 51,100 km2 )

Area of Costa Rica compared to Connecticut


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Connecticut as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 3,605,597.

Population of Connecticut compared to Costa Rica

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Costa Rica as of 17th April 2022, is estimated to be around 5,178,594.

Population of Costa Rica compared to Connecticut

Here is some more data comparison between Connecticut and Costa Rica.

The capital of Connecticut is Hartford, and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

Connecticut: None
Costa Rica: Spanish


Connecticut: Connecticuter, Connecticutian
Costa Rica: Costa Rican, Tico(a)

ISO 3166 Code

Connecticut: US-CT
Costa Rica: CR

Human Development Index

HDI of Connecticut as of 2019: 0.954
HDI of Costa Rica as of 2019: 0.810

Connecticut Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Costa Rica Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Connecticut:
41° 36′ 0″ N, 72° 42′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Costa Rica:
10° 0′ 0″ N84° 0′ 0″ W

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