Rhode Island vs Puerto Rico (Statistical Comparison)

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Rhode Island Size Comparison

Rhode Island is a state located in the New England region of the United States of America, whereas Puerto Rico is a country located in the Northeast Caribbean Sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Rhode Island and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.


Is Rhode Island bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of Rhode Island is 1,214 sq mi, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 3,515 sq mi. Rhode Island is smaller than Puerto Rico by 2,301 sq mi. Rhode Island is around 2.90 times smaller than Puerto Rico.

Area of Rhode Island: 1,214 sq mi ( 3,144 km2 )

Area of Rhode Island compared to Puerto Rico

Area of Puerto Rico3,515 sq mi ( 9,104 km2 )

Area of Puerto Rico compared to Rhode Island


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Rhode Island as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,095,610.

Population of Rhode Island compared to Puerto Rico

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Puerto Rico as of 2020, was estimated to be around 3,281,538.

Population of Puerto Rico compared to Rhode Island

Here is some more data comparison between Rhode Island and Puerto Rico.

The capital city of Rhode Island is Providence, and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

Rhode Island: English
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English


Rhode Island: Rhode Islander
Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican

ISO 3166 Code

Rhode Island: US-RI
Puerto Rico: PR, US-PR

Rhode Island Time Zone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Puerto Rico Time Zone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Rhode Island:
41° 42′ 0″ N, 71° 30′ 0″ W

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

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