Connecticut vs Nigeria (Statistical Comparison)

Connecticut is the southernmost state of the United States of America located in the New England region of the country, whereas Nigeria is a country located in West Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Connecticut and Nigeria regarding various aspects.


Is Connecticut bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of Connecticut is 5,567 sq mi, and the total area of Nigeria is 356,669 sq mi. Connecticut is smaller than Nigeria by 351,102 sq mi. Connecticut is around 64.07 times smaller than Nigeria.

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

Area of Connecticut compared to Nigeria

Area of Nigeria:  356,669 sq mi ( 923,769 km2 )

Area of Nigeria compared to Connecticut


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 Nigeria

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Nigeria as of 18th April 2022, is estimated to be around 215,747,618.

Population of Nigeria compared to Connecticut

Here is some more data comparison between Connecticut and Nigeria.

The capital of Connecticut is Hartford, and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

Connecticut: None
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo


Connecticut: Connecticuter, Connecticutian
Nigeria: Nigerian

ISO 3166 Code

Connecticut: US-CT
Nigeria: NG

Human Development Index

HDI of Connecticut as of 2019: 0.954
HDI of Nigeria as of 2019: 0.539

Connecticut Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Nigeria Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nigeria:
8° 0′ 0″ N10° 0′ 0″ E

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