California vs Latvia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is California bigger than Latvia?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Latvia is 24,983 sq mi. California is bigger than Latvia by 138,713 sq mi. California is around 6.56 times bigger than Latvia.

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

Area of California compared to Latvia

Area of Latvia:  24,983 sq mi ( 64,589 km2 )

Area of Latvia 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 Latvia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Latvia as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 1,850,433.

Population of Latvia compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Latvia.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Latvia is Riga.

Official Languages

California: English
Latvia: Latvian


California: Californian
Latvia: Latvian

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Latvia: LV

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Latvia as of 2019: 0.866

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Latvia Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Latvia:
57° 0′ 0″ N25° 0′ 0″ E

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