Delaware vs Portugal (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Delaware bigger than Portugal?

The total area of Delaware is 1,982 sq mi, and the total area of Portugal is 35,603 sq mi. Delaware is smaller than Portugal by 33,621 sq mi. Delaware is around 17.97 times smaller than Portugal.

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

Area of Delaware compared to Portugal

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

Area of Portugal 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 Portugal

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Portugal as of 24th April 2022, is estimated to be around 10,143,937.

Population of Portugal compared to Delaware

Here is some more data comparison between Delaware and Portugal.

The capital of Delaware is Dover, and the capital city of Portugal is Lisbon.

Official Languages

Delaware: None
Portugal: Portuguese


Delaware: Delawarean
Portugal: Portuguese

ISO 3166 Code

Delaware: US-DE
Portugal: PT

Human Development Index

HDI of Delaware as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864

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

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

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