California vs Kenya (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is California bigger than Kenya?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Kenya is 224,081 sq mi. California is smaller than Kenya by 60,385 sq mi. California is around 1.37 times smaller than Kenya.

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

Area of California compared to Kenya

Area of Kenya:  224,081 sq mi ( 580,367 km)

Area of Kenya 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 Kenya

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Kenya as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 55,954,100.

Population of Kenya compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Kenya.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Kenya is Nairobi.

Official Languages

California: English
Kenya: Swahili


California: Californian
Kenya: Kenyan

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Kenya: KE

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Kenya as of 2019: 0.601

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Kenya Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Kenya:
1° 0′ 0″ N38° 0′ 0″ E

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