West Virginia vs Costa Rica (Statistical Comparison)

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West Virginia Size Comparison

West Virginia is a state in the Appalachian, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeastern regions of the United States, whereas Costa Rica is a country located in Central America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between West Virginia and Costa Rica regarding various aspects.


Is West Virginia bigger than Costa Rica?

The total area of West Virginia is 24,230 sq mi, and the total area of Costa Rica is 19,700 sq mi. West Virginia is bigger than Costa Rica by 4,530 sq mi. West Virginia is around 1.23 times bigger than Costa Rica.

Area of West Virginia:  24,230 sq mi ( 62,755 km2 )

Area of West Virginia compared to Costa Rica

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

Area of Costa Rica compared to West Virginia


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of West Virginia as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,782,959.

Population of West 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 West Virginia

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

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

Official Languages

West Virginia: English
Costa Rica: Spanish


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

ISO 3166 Code

West Virginia: US-WV
Costa Rica: CR

West 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 West Virginia:
38° 38′ 27.24″ N, 80° 37′ 21.72″ W

Coordinates of Costa Rica:
10° 0′ 0″ N, 84° 0′ 0″ W

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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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