California vs the Gobi Desert (Statistical Comparison)

California is a state in the United States Of America located in the Western Region of the country, whereas the Gobi Desert is a large desert located in East Asia, covering parts of Northern and Northeast China and of Southern Mongolia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between California and The Gobi Desert regarding various aspects.

Size

Is California bigger than The Gobi Desert?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of the Gobi Desert is 500,000 sq mi. California is smaller than the Gobi Desert by 336,304 sq mi. California is around 3.06 times smaller than the Gobi Desert.

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

Area of California compared to the Gobi Desert

Area of the Gobi Desert:  500,000 sq mi ( 1,295,000 km2 )

Area of the Gobi Desert compared to California

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Gobi Desert:
42° 35′ 24″ N103° 25′ 48″ E

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