Is Corsica Bigger Than Costa Rica? (Comparison)

Corsica is an Island of France located in the Mediterranean Sea, whereas Costa Rica is a country in Central America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Corsica and Costa Rica regarding various aspects.


Is Corsica bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of Corsica is 8,722 sq km, and the total area of Costa Rica is 51,100 sq km. Corsica is smaller than Costa Rica by 42,378 sq km. Corsica is around 5.86 times smaller than Costa Rica.

Area of Corsica:  3,368 sq mi ( 8,722 km2 )

Area of Corsica compared to Costa Rica

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

Area of Costa Rica compared to Corsica


According to the INSEE, World Bank data, the total population of Corsica as of 2019 was estimated to be around 339,178.

Population of Corsica compared to Costa Rica

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Costa Rica as of 18th November 2021, is estimated to be around 5,145,214.

Population of Costa Rica compared to Corsica

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

The capital of Corsica is Ajaccio, and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

Corsica: French
Costa Rica: Spanish

Human Development Index

HDI of Corsica as of 2018: 0.864
HDI of Costa Rica as of 2019: 0.810

Corsica Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Costa Rica Timezone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Corsica:
47° 0′ 0″ N, 2° 0′ 0″ E

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

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