Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas Costa Rica is a country located in Central America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and Costa Rica regarding various aspects.
Is Illinois bigger than Costa Rica?
The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Costa Rica by 38,215 sq mi. Illinois is around 2.94 times bigger than Costa Rica.
Area of Illinois: 57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )
Area of Costa Rica: 19,700 sq mi ( 51,100 km2 )
According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Illinois as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 12,671,469.
Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Costa Rica as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 5,183,667.
Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Costa Rica.
The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.
Costa Rica: Spanish
Costa Rica: Costa Rican, Tico(a)
ISO 3166 Code
Costa Rica: CR
Human Development Index
HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Costa Rica as of 2019: 0.810
Illinois Time Zone:
UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
Costa Rica Time Zone:
UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)
Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N, 89° 11′ 47.4″ W
Coordinates of Costa Rica:
10° 0′ 0″ N, 84° 0′ 0″ W
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