Delaware vs Costa Rica (Statistical Comparison)

Delaware is a state located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America, whereas Costa Rica is a country located in Central America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Delaware and Costa Rica regarding various aspects.


Is Delaware bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of Delaware is 1,982 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. Delaware is smaller than Costa Rica by 17,718 sq mi. Delaware is around 9.94 times smaller than Costa Rica.

Area of Delaware: 1,982 sq mi ( 5,130 km2 )

Area of Delaware compared to Costa Rica

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

Area of Costa Rica compared to Delaware


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Delaware as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,003,384.

Population of Delaware compared to Costa Rica

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Costa Rica as of 22nd April 2022, is estimated to be around 5,178,877.

Population of Costa Rica compared to Delaware

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

The capital of Delaware is Dover, and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

Delaware: None
Costa Rica: Spanish


Delaware: Delawarean
Costa Rica: Costa Rican, Tico(a)

ISO 3166 Code

Delaware: US-DE
Costa Rica: CR

Human Development Index

HDI of Delaware as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Costa Rica as of 2019: 0.810

Delaware 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 Delaware:
38° 59′ 22.56″ N, 75° 30′ 18″ W

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

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