California vs Thailand (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is California bigger than Thailand?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Thailand is 198,120 sq mi. California is smaller than Thailand by 34,424 sq mi. California is around 1.21 times smaller than Thailand.

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

Area of California compared to Thailand

Area of Thailand:  198,120 sq mi ( 513,120 km2 )

Area of Thailand 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 Thailand

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Thailand as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 70,109,225.

Population of Thailand compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Thailand.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Thailand is Bangkok.

Official Languages

California: English
Thailand: Thai


California: Californian
Thailand: Thai

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Thailand: TH

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Thailand as of 2019: 0.777

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Thailand Time Zone: 

UTC + 7:00 (Indochina Time

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Thailand:
15° 0′ 0″ N101° 0′ 0″ E

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