Arizona vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

Arizona is a state of the United States of America located in the western part of the country, whereas South Africa is a country located in the Southern part of Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Arizona and South Africa regarding various aspects.


Is Arizona bigger than South Africa?

The total area of Arizona is 113,990 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. Arizona is smaller than South Africa by 357,455 sq mi. Arizona is around 4.14 times smaller than South Africa.

Area of Arizona:  113,990 sq mi ( 295,234 km2 )

Area of Arizona compared to South Africa

Area of South Africa:  471,445 sq mi ( 1,221,037 km2 )

Area of South Africa compared to Arizona


According to the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Arizona as of 1st July 2021, was estimated to be around 7,276,316.

Population of Arizona compared to South Africa

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of South Africa as of 6th April 2022, is estimated to be around 60,649,709.

Population of South Africa compared to Arizona

Here is some more data comparison between Arizona and South Africa.

The capital of Arizona is Phoenix, and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

Arizona: English
South Africa: There are 11 official languages of South Africa.


Arizona: Arizonan
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

Arizona: US-AZ
South Africa: ZA

Human Development Index

HDI of Arizona as of 2019: 0.913
HDI of South Africa as of 2019: 0.709

Arizona Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

South Africa Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (South African Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Arizona:
34° 16′ 27.84″ N, 111° 39′ 36.72″ W

Coordinates of South Africa:
30° 0′ 0″ S25° 0′ 0″ E

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