Delaware vs Afghanistan (Statistical Comparison)

Delaware is a state located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America, whereas Afghanistan is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Delaware and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.


Is Delaware bigger than Afghanistan?

The total area of Delaware is 1,982 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 251,830 sq mi. Delaware is smaller than Afghanistan by 249,848 sq mi. Delaware is around 127.06 times smaller than Afghanistan.

Area of Delaware: 1,982 sq mi ( 5,130 km2 )

Area of Delaware compared to Afghanistan

Area of Afghanistan:  251,830 sq mi ( 652,230 km2 )

Area of Afghanistan compared to Delaware


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Delaware as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,003,384.

Population of Delaware compared to Afghanistan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Afghanistan as of 21st April 2022, is estimated to be around 40,573,989.

Population of Afghanistan compared to Delaware

Here is some more data comparison between Delaware and Afghanistan.

The capital of Delaware is Dover, and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.

Official Languages

Delaware: None
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian


Delaware: Delawarean
Afghanistan: Afghan

ISO 3166 Code

Delaware: US-DE
Afghanistan: AF

Human Development Index

HDI of Delaware as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Afghanistan as of 2019: 0.511

Delaware Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Afghanistan Time Zone: 

UTC + 4:30 (Solar Hijri Calendar)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Delaware:
38° 59′ 22.56″ N, 75° 30′ 18″ W

Coordinates of Afghanistan:
33° 0′ 0″ N65° 0′ 0″ E

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