Kentucky vs Costa Rica (Statistical Comparison)

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

Size

Is Kentucky bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. Kentucky is bigger than Costa Rica by 20,708 sq mi. Kentucky is around 2.06 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Area of Kentucky:  40,408 sq mi ( 104,656 km2 )

Area of Kentucky compared to Costa Rica

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

Area of Costa Rica compared to Kentucky

Population

According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Kentucky as of 1st July 2021, was estimated to be around 4,509,394.

Population of Kentucky 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 Kentucky

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

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Costa Rica: Spanish

Demonym(s)

Kentucky: Kentuckian
Costa Rica: Costa Rican, Tico(a)

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Costa Rica: CR

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Costa Rica as of 2019: 0.810

Kentucky Time Zone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Time Zone)
UTC − 6 (Central Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)

Costa Rica Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Kentucky:
37° 32′ 4.92″ N, 85° 18′ 7.56″ W

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

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