Idaho vs Costa Rica (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Idaho bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of Idaho is 83,569 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. Idaho is bigger than Costa Rica by 63,869 sq mi. Idaho is around 4.25 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Area of Idaho: 83,569 sq mi ( 216,443 km2 )

Area of Idaho compared to Costa Rica

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

Area of Costa Rica compared to Idaho


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Idaho as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,900,923.

Population of Idaho compared to Costa Rica

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Costa Rica as of 19th May 2022, is estimated to be around 5,182,608.

Population of Costa Rica compared to Idaho

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

The capital of Idaho is Boise, and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

Idaho: English
Costa Rica: Spanish


Idaho: Idahoan
Costa Rica: Costa Rican, Tico(a)

ISO 3166 Code

Idaho: US-ID
Costa Rica: CR

Human Development Index

HDI of Idaho as of 2019: 0.912
HDI of Costa Rica as of 2019: 0.810

Idaho Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)
UTC − 8 (Pacific Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)
UTC − 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Costa Rica Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Idaho:
44° 21′ 3.24″ N, 114° 36′ 46.8″ W

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

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