Is the USA Bigger Than Puerto Rico? (Comparison)

This post was most recently updated on June 2nd, 2021

The United States of America is located in Northern America whereas Puerto Rico is located in the Northeast Caribbean Sea. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between the United States of America and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.

Size

Is the United States of America Bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of the United States of America is 3,796,742 sq mi and the total area of Puerto Rico is 3,515 sq mi. The United States of America is bigger than Puerto Rico by 3,793,227 sq mi. The United States of America is around 1080.2 times bigger than Puerto Rico.

Area of the United States of America:  3,796,742 sq mi ( 9,833,520 km2 )

Area of the USA compared to Puerto Rico

Area of Puerto Rico:  3,515 sq mi (9,104 km2 )

Area of Puerto Rico compared to the area of the United States of America

 

Population

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of the United States of America as of 20th May 2021, is 332,720,976.

Population of the USA compared to Puerto Rico

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Puerto Rico estimated as of 20th May 2021 is 2,798,360.

Population of Puerto RIco compared to the USA

Here is some more data comparison between the United States of America and Puerto Rico.

The capital city of the United States of America is Washington, and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

The USA: English
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English

Human Development Index

HDI of the USA as of 2019: 0.926
HDI of Puerto Rico as of 2015: 0.845

The United States of America Timezone:

UTC − 4 to −12, +10, +11

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 to −10

Puerto Rico Timezone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of the USA:
40° 0′ 0″ N100° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Puerto Rico:
18° 13′ 20.28″ N66° 25′ 49.08″ W

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