Washington vs Puerto Rico (Statistical Comparison)

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Washington Size Comparison

Washington is a state located in the Pacific Northwest region of the Western 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 Washington and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.


Is Washington bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of Washington is 71,362 sq mi, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 3,515 sq mi. Washington is bigger than Puerto Rico by 67,847 sq mi. Washington is around 20.30 times bigger than Puerto Rico.

Area of Washington State:  71,362 sq mi ( 184,827 km2 )

Area of Washington compared to Puerto Rico

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

Area of Puerto Rico compared to Washington


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Washington as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 7,738,692.

Population of Washington 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 Washington

Here is some more data comparison between Washington and Puerto Rico.

The capital city of Washington is Olympia, and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

Washington: English
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English


Washington: Washingtonian
Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican

ISO 3166 Code

Washington: US-WA
Puerto Rico: PR, US-PR

Washington Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Puerto Rico Time Zone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Washington:
47° 0′ 0″ N, 120° 0′ 0″ W

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