Delaware vs Switzerland (Statistical Comparison)

Delaware is a state located in the mid-Atlantic region of the United States of America, 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 Delaware and Switzerland regarding various aspects.


Is Delaware bigger than Switzerland?

The total area of Delaware is 1,982 sq mi, and the total area of Switzerland is 15,940 sq mi. Delaware is smaller than Switzerland by 13,958 sq mi. Delaware is around 8.05 times smaller than Switzerland.

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

Area of Delaware compared to Switzerland

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

Area of Switzerland 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 Switzerland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Switzerland as of 24th April 2022, is estimated to be around 8,769,498.

Population of Switzerland compared to Delaware

Here is some more data comparison between Delaware and Switzerland.

The capital of Delaware is Dover, and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.

Official Languages

Delaware: None
Switzerland: German, French, Italian


Delaware: Delawarean
Switzerland: Swiss

ISO 3166 Code

Delaware: US-DE
Switzerland: CH

Human Development Index

HDI of Delaware as of 2019: 0.936
HDI of Switzerland as of 2019: 0.955

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

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

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