California vs British Columbia (Statistical Comparison)

California is a state of the United States Of America located in the Western Region of the country, whereas British Columbia is one of the province of Canada located in the westernmost part of the country. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between California and British Columbia regarding various aspects.

Size

Is California bigger than British Columbia?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of British Columbia is 364,764 sq mi. California is smaller than British Columbia by 201,068 sq mi. California is around 2.23 times smaller than British Columbia.

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

Area of California compared to British Columbia

Area of British Columbia:  364,764 sq mi ( 944,735 km2 )

Area of British Columbia compared to California

Population

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 British Columbia

Based on the StatCan data, the population of British Columbia as of 2019, was estimated to be around 5.071 Million.

Population of British Columbia compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and British Columbia.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of British Columbia is Victoria.

Official Languages

California: English
British Columbia: English, French

Demonym(s)

California: Californian
British Columbia: British Columbian

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
British Columbia: CA-BC

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of British Columbia as of 2019: 0.938

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

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

British Columbia Time Zone: 

UTC − 8 (Pacific Time Zone)
UTC − 7 (Mountain Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of British Columbia:
54° 0′ 0″ N125° 0′ 0″ W

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