Florida vs Afghanistan (Statistical Comparison)

Florida is a state in the United States of America located in the Southeastern part of the country, 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 Florida and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.


Is Florida bigger than Afghanistan?

The total area of Florida is 65,758 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 252,073 sq mi. Florida is smaller than Afghanistan by 186,315 sq mi. Florida is around 3.84 times smaller than Afghanistan.

Area of Florida: 65,758 sq mi (170,312 km2 )

Area of Florida compared to Afghanistan

Area of Afghanistan:  252,073 sq mi ( 652,867 km2 )

Area of Afghanistan compared to Florida


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Florida as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 21,781,128.

Population of Florida compared to Afghanistan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Afghanistan as of 27th April 2022, is estimated to be around 40,583,241.

Population of Afghanistan compared to Florida

Here is some more data comparison between Florida and Afghanistan.

The capital of Florida is Tallahassee, and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.

Official Languages

Florida: English
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian


Florida: Floridian, Floridan
Afghanistan: Afghan

ISO 3166 Code

Florida: US-FL
Afghanistan: AF

Human Development Index

HDI of Florida as of 2019: 0.916
HDI of Afghanistan as of 2019: 0.511

Florida Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 5 (Central Daylight Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Afghanistan Time Zone: 

UTC + 4:30 (Solar Hijri Calendar)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Florida:
28° 37′ 49.8″ N, 82° 26′ 58.92″ W

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

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