California vs Vietnam (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is California bigger than Vietnam?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Vietnam is 128,070 sq mi. California is bigger than Vietnam by 35,626 sq mi. California is around 1.28 times bigger than Vietnam.

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

Area of California compared to Vietnam

Area of Vietnam:  128,070 sq mi ( 331,699 km2 )

Area of Vietnam 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 Vietnam

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Vietnam as of 12th April 2022, is estimated to be around 98,876,493.

Population of Vietnam compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Vietnam.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Vietnam is Hanoi.

Official Languages

California: English
Vietnam: Vietnamese


California: Californian
Vietnam: Vietnamese

ISO 3166 Code

California: US-CA
Vietnam: VN

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Vietnam as of 2019: 0.704

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Vietnam Time Zone: 

UTC + 7:00 (Vietnam Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Vietnam:
16° 0′ 0″ N108° 0′ 0″ E

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