California vs Bahamas (Statistical Comparison)

California is a state of the United States Of America located in the Western Region of the country, whereas the Bahamas is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies in the Atlantic. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between California and Bahamas regarding various aspects.


Is California bigger than Bahamas?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Bahamas is 5,358 sq mi. California is bigger than Bahamas by 158,338 sq mi. California is around 30.56 times bigger than Bahamas.

Area of California:  163,696 sq mi ( 423,970 km2 )

Area of California compared to Bahamas

Area of the Bahamas:  5,358 sq mi ( 13,878 km2 )

Area of Bahamas compared to California


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of California as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 39,237,836.

Population of California compared to Bahamas

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Bahamas as of 10th April 2022, is estimated to be around 399,980.

Population of Bahamas compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Bahamas.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Bahamas is Nassau.

Official Languages

California: English
Bahamas: English


California: Californian
Bahamas: Bahamian

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Bahamas: BS

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Bahamas as of 2019: 0.814

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Bahamas Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC -4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of California:
37° 0′ 0″ N, 120° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Bahamas:
24° 15′ 0″ N76° 0′ 0″ W

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