California vs Cuba (Statistical Comparison)

California is a state of the United States Of America located in the Western Region of the country, whereas Cuba is a country located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic Ocean meet. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between California and Cuba regarding various aspects.


Is California bigger than Cuba?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Cuba is 42,426 sq mi. California is bigger than Cuba by 121,270 sq mi. California is around 3.86 times bigger than Cuba.

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

Area of California compared to Cuba

Area of Cuba:  42,426 sq mi ( 109,884 km2 )

Area of Cuba 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 Cuba

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Cuba as of 10th April 2022, is estimated to be around 11,314,492.

Population of Cuba compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Cuba.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Cuba is Havana.

Official Languages

California: English
Cuba: Spanish


California: Californian
Cuba: Cuban

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Cuba: CU

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Cuba as of 2019: 0.783

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Cuba Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Cuba:
22° 0′ 0″ N80° 0′ 0″ W

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