Connecticut vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Connecticut bigger than South Africa?

The total area of Connecticut is 5,567 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. Connecticut is smaller than South Africa by 465,878 sq mi. Connecticut is around 84.69 times smaller than South Africa.

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

Area of Connecticut compared to South Africa

Area of South Africa:  471,445 sq mi ( 1,221,037 km2 )

Area of South Africa 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 South Africa

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of South Africa as of 19th April 2022, is estimated to be around 60,677,172.

Population of South Africa compared to Connecticut

Here is some more data comparison between Connecticut and South Africa.

The capital of Connecticut is Hartford, and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

Connecticut: None
South Africa: There are 11 official languages of South Africa.


Connecticut: Connecticuter, Connecticutian
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

Connecticut: US-CT
South Africa: ZA

Human Development Index

HDI of Connecticut as of 2019: 0.954
HDI of South Africa as of 2019: 0.709

Connecticut Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

South Africa Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (South African Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Africa:
30° 0′ 0″ S25° 0′ 0″ E

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