California vs El Salvador (Statistical Comparison)

California is a state in the United States Of America located in the Western Region of the country, whereas El Salvador is a country located in South America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between California and El Salvador regarding various aspects.


Is California bigger than El Salvador?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of El Salvador is 8,124 sq mi. California is bigger than El Salvador by 155,572 sq mi. California is around 20.15 times bigger than El Salvador.

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

Area of California compared to El Salvador

Area of El Salvador:  8,124 sq mi ( 21,041 km2 )

Area of El Salvador 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 El Salvador

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of El Salvador as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 6,544,306.

Population of El Salvador compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and El Salvador.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of El Salvador is San Salvador.

Official Languages

California: English
El Salvador: Spanish


California: Californian
El Salvador: Salvadoran, Salvadorian, Salvadorean

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
El Salvador: SV

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of El Salvador as of 2019: 0.673

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

El Salvador Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (North American Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of El Salvador:
13° 41′ 0″ N89° 11′ 0″ W

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