California vs Greenland (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is California bigger than Greenland?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Greenland is 836,330 sq mi. California is smaller than Greenland by 672,634 sq mi. California is around 5.11 times smaller than Greenland.

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

Area of California compared to Greenland

Area of Greenland:  836,330 sq mi ( 2,166,086 km2 )

Area of Greenland 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 Greenland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Greenland as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 56,944.

Population of Greenland compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Greenland.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Greenland is Nuuk.

Official Languages

California: English
Greenland: Greenlandic


California: Californian
Greenland: Greenlander, Greenlandic

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Greenland: GL

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Greenland as of 2019: 0.786

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Greenland Time Zone: 

UTC (+) (-) 0 to UTC – 4

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Greenland:
72° 0′ 0″ N40° 0′ 0″ W

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