New Mexico vs Costa Rica (Statistical Comparison)

New Mexico is a state located in the Southwestern 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 New Mexico and Costa Rica regarding various aspects.

Size

Is New Mexico bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. New Mexico is bigger than Costa Rica by 101,891 sq mi. New Mexico is around 6.17 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Area of New Mexico: 121,591 sq mi (314,918 km2)

Area of New Mexico compared to Costa Rica

Area of Costa Rica19,700 sq mi ( 51,100 km2 )

Area of Costa Rica compared to New Mexico

Population

According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New Mexico as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 2,115,877.

Population of New Mexico 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 New Mexico

Here is some more data comparison between New Mexico and Costa Rica.

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
Costa Rica: Spanish

Demonym(s)

New Mexico: New Mexican
Costa Rica: Costa Rican, Tico(a)

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
Costa Rica: CR

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

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

Costa Rica Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New Mexico:
34° 24′ 25.56″ N, 106° 6′ 45.36″ W

Coordinates of Costa Rica:
10° 0′ 0″ N, 84° 0′ 0″ W

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