California vs Qatar (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is California bigger than Qatar?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Qatar is 4,471 sq mi. California is bigger than Qatar by 159,225 sq mi. California is around 36.62 times bigger than Qatar.

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

Area of California compared to Qatar

Area of Qatar:  4,471 sq mi ( 11,581 km2 )

Area of Qatar 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 Qatar

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Qatar as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 2,969,697.

Population of Qatar compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Qatar.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Qatar is Doha.

Official Languages

California: English
Qatar: Arabic


California: Californian
Qatar: Qatari

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Qatar: QA

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Qatar as of 2019: 0.848

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Qatar Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabia Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Qatar:
25° 30′ 0″ N51° 15′ 0″ E

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