Connecticut vs Afghanistan (Statistical Comparison)

Connecticut is the southernmost state of the United States of America located in the New England region of the country, whereas Afghanistan is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Connecticut and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Connecticut bigger than Afghanistan?

The total area of Connecticut is 5,567 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 251,830 sq mi. Connecticut is smaller than Afghanistan by 246,263 sq mi. Connecticut is around 45.24 times smaller than Afghanistan.

Area of Connecticut: 5,567 sq mi ( 14,357 km2 )

Area of Connecticut compared to Afghanistan

Area of Afghanistan:  251,830 sq mi ( 652,230 km2 )

Area of Afghanistan compared to Connecticut

Population

According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Connecticut as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 3,605,597.

Population of Connecticut compared to Afghanistan

 

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Afghanistan as of 16th April 2022, is estimated to be around 40,568,451.

Population of Afghanistan compared to Connecticut

Here is some more data comparison between Connecticut and Afghanistan.

The capital of Connecticut is Hartford, and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.

Official Languages

Connecticut: None
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian

Demonym(s)

Connecticut: Connecticuter, Connecticutian
Afghanistan: Afghan

ISO 3166 Code

Connecticut: US-CT
Afghanistan: AF

Human Development Index

HDI of Connecticut as of 2019: 0.954
HDI of Afghanistan as of 2019: 0.511

Connecticut Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Afghanistan Time Zone: 

UTC + 4:30 (Solar Hijri Calendar)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Connecticut:
41° 36′ 0″ N, 72° 42′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Afghanistan:
33° 0′ 0″ N65° 0′ 0″ E

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