California vs Zanzibar (Statistical Comparison)

California is a state in the United States Of America located in the Western Region of the country, whereas Zanzibar is an insular autonomous region of the country of Tanzania. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between California and Zanzibar regarding various aspects.


Is California bigger than Zanzibar?

The total area of California is 163,696 sq mi, and the total area of Zanzibar is 951 sq mi. California is bigger than Zanzibar by 162,745 sq mi. California is around 172.13 times bigger than Zanzibar.

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

Area of California compared to Zanzibar

Area of Zanzibar:  951 sq mi ( 2,462 km2 )

Area of Zanzibar 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 Zanzibar

Based on the World Population Review data, the total population of Zanzibar as of 2022, is estimated to be around 766,392.

Population of Zanzibar compared to California

Here is some more data comparison between California and Zanzibar.

The capital of California is Sacramento, and the capital city of Zanzibar is Zanzibar City.

Official Languages

California: English
Zanzibar: Swahili, Arabic, English


California: Californian
Zanzibar: Zanzibari

Human Development Index

HDI of California as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Zanzibar as of 2020: 0.720

California Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Zanzibar Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Eastern Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Zanzibar:
6° 8′ 0″ S39° 19′ 0″ E

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