California vs Uganda (Statistical Comparison)

California is a state in the United States Of America located in the Western Region of the country, whereas Uganda is a landlocked country located in East-Central Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between California and Uganda regarding various aspects.


Is California bigger than Uganda?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Uganda is 93,065 sq mi. California is bigger than Uganda by 70,631 sq mi. California is around 1.76 times bigger than Uganda.

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

Area of California compared to Uganda

Area of Uganda:  93,065 sq mi ( 241,038 km2 )

Area of Uganda 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 Uganda

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Uganda as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 48,461,760.

Population of Uganda compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Uganda.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Uganda is Kampala.

Official Languages

California: English
Uganda: English, Swahili


California: Californian
Uganda: Ugandan

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Uganda: UG

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Uganda as of 2019: 0.544

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Uganda Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Uganda:
1° 0′ 0″ N32° 0′ 0″ E

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