Virginia vs Costa Rica (Statistical Comparison)

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Virginia Size Comparison

Virginia is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern 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 Virginia and Costa Rica regarding various aspects.


Is Virginia bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of Virginia is 42,774.20 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. Virginia is bigger than Costa Rica by 23,074.20 sq mi. Virginia is around 2.17 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Area of Virginia: 42,774.2 sq mi ( 110,785.67 km2 )

Area of Virginia compared to Costa Rica

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

Area of Costa Rica compared to Virginia


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Virginia as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 8,642,274.

Population of Virginia 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 Virginia

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

The capital city of Virginia is Richmond, and the capital city of Costa Rica is San Jose.

Official Languages

Virginia: English
Costa Rica: Spanish


Virginia: Virginian
Costa Rica: Costa Rican, Tico(a)

ISO 3166 Code

Virginia: US-VA
Costa Rica: CR

Virginia 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 Virginia:
37° 31′ 17.4″ N, 78° 51′ 13.32″ 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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