California vs Ghana (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is California bigger than Ghana?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Ghana is 92,497 sq mi. California is bigger than Ghana by 71,199 sq mi. California is around 1.77 times bigger than Ghana.

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

Area of California compared to Ghana

Area of Ghana:  92,497 sq mi ( 239,567 km2 )

Area of Ghana 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 Ghana

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Ghana as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 32,265,179.

Population of Ghana compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Ghana.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Ghana is Accra.

Official Languages

California: English
Ghana: English


California: Californian
Ghana: Ghanaian

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Ghana: GH

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Ghana as of 2019: 0.611

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Ghana Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Ghana:
7° 49′ 0″ N1° 3′ 0″ W

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