California vs India (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is California bigger than India?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of India is 1,269,219 sq mi. California is smaller than India by 1,105,523 sq mi. California is around 7.76 times smaller than India.

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

Area of California compared to India

Area of India:  1,269,219 sq mi (3,287,263 km2 )

Area of India 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 India

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of India as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 1,404,343,824.

Population of India compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and India.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of India is New Delhi.

Official Languages

California: English
India: Hindi, English, Indian


California: Californian
India: Indian

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
India: IN

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of India as of 2019: 0.645

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

India Time Zone: 

UTC + 5:30 (Indian Standard Time)
India doesn’t observe daylight saving time.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of India:
1° 0′ 0″ N78° 0′ 0″ E

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