Connecticut vs Switzerland (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Connecticut bigger than Switzerland?

The total area of Connecticut is 5,567 sq mi, and the total area of Switzerland is 15,940 sq mi. Connecticut is smaller than Switzerland by 10,373 sq mi. Connecticut is around 2.87 times smaller than Switzerland.

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

Area of Connecticut compared to Switzerland

Area of Switzerland:  15,940 sq mi ( 41,285 km2 )

Area of Switzerland 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 Switzerland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Switzerland as of 19th April 2022, is estimated to be around 8,769,112.

Population of Switzerland compared to Connecticut

Here is some more data comparison between Connecticut and Switzerland.

The capital of Connecticut is Hartford, and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.

Official Languages

Connecticut: None
Switzerland: German, French, Italian


Connecticut: Connecticuter, Connecticutian
Switzerland: Swiss

ISO 3166 Code

Connecticut: US-CT
Switzerland: CH

Human Development Index

HDI of Connecticut as of 2019: 0.954
HDI of Switzerland as of 2019: 0.955

Connecticut Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Switzerland Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Switzerland:
46° 50′ 0″ N8° 20′ 0″ E

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