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.
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 Costa Rica: 19,700 sq mi ( 51,100 km2 )
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.
Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Costa Rica as of 2020, was estimated to be around 5,094,114.
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.
Costa Rica: Spanish
Costa Rica: Costa Rican, Tico(a)
ISO 3166 Code
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)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
Costa Rica Time Zone:
UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)
Coordinates of Iowa:
42° 4′ 30.36″ N, 93° 29′ 45.6″ W
Coordinates of Costa Rica:
10° 0′ 0″ N, 84° 0′ 0″ W
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