Colorado vs the Netherlands (Statistical Comparison)

Colorado is a state located in the Mountain West subregion of the Western United States, whereas the Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe and partly in the Caribbean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Colorado and the Netherlands regarding various aspects.


Is Colorado bigger than the Netherlands?

The total area of Colorado is 104,094 sq mi, and the total area of the Netherlands is 16,164 sq mi. Colorado is bigger than the Netherlands by 87,930 sq mi. Colorado is around 6.44 times bigger than the Netherlands.

Area of Colorado: 104,094 sq mi ( 269,837 km2 )

Area of Colorado compared to the Netherlands

Area of the Netherlands:  16,164 sq mi ( 41,865 km2 )

Area of the Netherlands compared to Colorado


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Colorado as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 5,812,069.

Population of Colorado compared to the Netherlands

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Netherlands as of 15th April 2022, is estimated to be around 17,201,986.

Population of the Netherlands compared to Colorado

Here is some more data comparison between Colorado and the Netherlands.

The capital of Colorado is Denver, and the capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Official Languages

Colorado: English
The Netherlands: Dutch


Colorado: Coloradan
The Netherlands: Dutch

ISO 3166 Code

Colorado: US-CO
The Netherlands: NL

Human Development Index

HDI of Colorado as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of the Netherlands as of 2019: 0.944

Colorado Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

The Netherlands Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Colorado:
38° 59′ 49.92″ N, 105° 32′ 52.08″ W

Coordinates of the Netherlands:
52° 19′ 0″ N5° 33′ 0″ E

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