Connecticut vs Portugal (Statistical Comparison)

Connecticut is the southernmost state of the United States of America located in the New England region of the country, whereas Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Connecticut and Portugal regarding various aspects.


Is Connecticut bigger than Portugal?

The total area of Connecticut is 5,567 sq mi, and the total area of Portugal is 35,603 sq mi. Connecticut is smaller than Portugal by 30,036 sq mi. Connecticut is around 6.40 times smaller than Portugal.

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

Area of Connecticut compared to Portugal

Area of Portugal:  35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )

Area of Portugal 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 Portugal

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Portugal as of 19th April 2022, is estimated to be around 10,144,113.

Population of Portugal compared to Connecticut

Here is some more data comparison between Connecticut and Portugal.

The capital of Connecticut is Hartford, and the capital city of Portugal is Lisbon.

Official Languages

Connecticut: None
Portugal: Portuguese


Connecticut: Connecticuter, Connecticutian
Portugal: Portuguese

ISO 3166 Code

Connecticut: US-CT
Portugal: PT

Human Development Index

HDI of Connecticut as of 2019: 0.954
HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864

Connecticut Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Portugal Time Zone: 

UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
UTC (Atlantic, Azores)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N9° 11′ 0″ W

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