California vs Hungary (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is California bigger than Hungary?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Hungary is 35,920 sq mi. California is bigger than Hungary by 127,776 sq mi. California is around 4.56 times bigger than Hungary.

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

Area of California compared to Hungary

Area of Hungary:  35,920 sq mi ( 93,030 km2 )

Area of Hungary 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 Hungary

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Hungary as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 9,617,512.

Population of Hungary compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Hungary.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Hungary is Budapest.

Official Languages

California: English
Hungary: Hungarian


California: Californian
Hungary: Hungarian

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Hungary: HU

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Hungary as of 2019: 0.854

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Hungary Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Hungary:
47° 0′ 0″ N20° 0′ 0″ E

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