Pennsylvania vs Costa Rica (Statistical Comparison)

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Pennsylvania Size Comparison

Pennsylvania is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern, and Appalachian regions 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 Pennsylvania and Costa Rica regarding various aspects.


Is Pennsylvania bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of Pennsylvania is 46,055 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. Pennsylvania is bigger than Costa Rica by 26,355 sq mi. Pennsylvania is around 2.34 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Area of Pennsylvania: 46,055 sq mi ( 119,283 km2 )

Area of Pennsylvania compared to Costa Rica

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

Area of Costa Rica compared to Pennsylvania


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Pennsylvania as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 12,964,056.

Population of Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

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

The capital city of Pennsylvania is Harrisburg, and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

Pennsylvania: English
Costa Rica: Spanish


Pennsylvania: Pennsylvanian
Costa Rica: Costa Rican, Tico(a)

ISO 3166 Code

Pennsylvania: US-PA
Costa Rica: CR

Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania:
41° 0′ 0″ N, 78° 0′ 0″ 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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