California vs Romania (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is California bigger than Romania?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Romania is 92,046 sq mi. California is bigger than Romania by 71,650 sq mi. California is around 1.78 times bigger than Romania.

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

Area of California compared to Romania

Area of Romania:  92,046 sq mi ( 238,397 km2 )

Area of Romania 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 Romania

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Romania as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 19,015,534.

Population of Romania compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Romania.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Romania is Bucharest.

Official Languages

California: English
Romania: Romanian


California: Californian
Romania: Romanian

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Romania: RO

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Romania as of 2019: 0.828

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Romania 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 Romania:
46° 0′ 0″ N25° 0′ 0″ E

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