Is Texas Bigger Than Costa Rica? (Comparison)

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


Is Texas bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. Texas is bigger than Costa Rica by 248,896 sq mi. Texas is around 13.7 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Area of Texas:  268,596 sq mi ( 695,662 km2 )

Area of Texas compared to Costa Rica

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

Area of Costa Rica compared to Texas


According to the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Texas as of 2019 was estimated to be around 29 Million.

Population of Texas compared to Costa Rica


Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Costa Rica as of 27th May 2021, is 5,136,582.

Population of Costa Rica compared to Texas

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

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Costa Rica: Spanish

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Costa Rica as of 2019: 0.810

Texas Timezone:

UTC − 6 (Central Time Zone)
UTC − 7 (Mountain Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Costa Rica Timezone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Texas:
31° 28′ 32.52″ N99° 19′ 52.32″ W

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

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