South Carolina vs Costa Rica (Statistical Comparison)

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South Carolina Size Comparison

South Carolina is a state located in the Coastal 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 South Carolina and Costa Rica regarding various aspects.


Is South Carolina bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of South Carolina is 32,020 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. South Carolina is bigger than Costa Rica by 12,320 sq mi. South Carolina is around 1.63 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Area of South Carolina: 32,020 sq mi ( 82,932 km2 )

Area of South Carolina compared to Costa Rica

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

Area of Costa Rica compared to South Carolina


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of South Carolina as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 5,190,705.

Population of South 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 South Carolina

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

The capital city of South Carolina is Columbia, and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

South Carolina: English
Costa Rica: Spanish


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

ISO 3166 Code

South Carolina: US-SC
Costa Rica: CR

South 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 South Carolina:
33° 55′ 0.84″ N, 80° 53′ 47.04″ 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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