Connecticut vs the Netherlands (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Connecticut bigger than the Netherlands?

The total area of Connecticut is 5,567 sq mi, and the total area of the Netherlands is 16,164 sq mi. Connecticut is smaller than the Netherlands by 10,597 sq mi. Connecticut is around 2.91 times smaller than the Netherlands.

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

Area of Connecticut compared to the Netherlands

Area of the Netherlands:  16,164 sq mi ( 41,865 km2 )

Area of the Netherlands 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 the Netherlands

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Netherlands as of 20th April 2022, is estimated to be around 17,202,695.

Population of the Netherlands compared to Connecticut

Here is some more data comparison between Connecticut and the Netherlands.

The capital of Connecticut is Hartford, and the capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Official Languages

Connecticut: None
The Netherlands: Dutch


Connecticut: Connecticuter, Connecticutian
The Netherlands: Dutch

ISO 3166 Code

Connecticut: US-CT
The Netherlands: NL

Human Development Index

HDI of Connecticut as of 2019: 0.954
HDI of the Netherlands as of 2019: 0.944

Connecticut Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

The Netherlands Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Netherlands:
52° 19′ 0″ N5° 33′ 0″ E

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