North Carolina vs Costa Rica (Statistical Comparison)

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North Carolina Size Comparison

North Carolina 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 North Carolina and Costa Rica regarding various aspects.


Is North Carolina bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of North Carolina is 53,819 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. North Carolina is bigger than Costa Rica by 34,119 sq mi. North Carolina is around 2.73 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Area of North Carolina: 53,819 sq mi ( 139,390 km2 )

Area of North Carolina compared to Costa Rica

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

Area of Costa Rica compared to North Carolina


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of North Carolina as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 10,551,162.

Population of North Carolina 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 North Carolina

Here is some more data comparison between North Carolina and Costa Rica.

The capital city of North Carolina is Raleigh and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

North Carolina: English
Costa Rica: Spanish


North Carolina: North Carolinian
Costa Rica: Costa Rican, Tico(a)

ISO 3166 Code

North Carolina: US-NC
Costa Rica: CR

North Carolina Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Costa Rica Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of North Carolina:
35° 33′ 20.52″ N, 79° 23′ 15.72″ W

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

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By Aashish Poudel Genuine

Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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