Iowa vs Costa Rica (Statistical Comparison)

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

Size

Is Iowa bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of Iowa is 55,857.1 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. Iowa is bigger than Costa Rica by 36,157.1 sq mi. Iowa is around 2.84 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Area of Iowa: 55,857.1 sq mi ( 144,669.2 km2 )

Area of Iowa compared to Costa Rica

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

Area of Costa Rica compared to Iowa

Population

According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Iowa as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 3,193,079.

Population of Iowa compared to Costa Rica

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Costa Rica as of 2020, was estimated to be around 5,094,114.

Population of Costa Rica compared to Iowa

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

The capital of Iowa is Des Moines, and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

Iowa: English
Costa Rica: Spanish

Demonym(s)

Iowa: Iowan
Costa Rica: Costa Rican, Tico(a)

ISO 3166 Code

Iowa: US-IA
Costa Rica: CR

Human Development Index

HDI of Iowa as of 2019: 0.935
HDI of Costa Rica as of 2019: 0.810

Iowa Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)

Costa Rica Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Iowa:
42° 4′ 30.36″ N, 93° 29′ 45.6″ W

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

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