Florida vs Bahamas (Statistical Comparison)

Florida is a state in the United States of America located in the Southeastern part of the country, whereas the Bahamas is a country within the Lucayan Archipelago of the West Indies in the Atlantic. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Florida and Bahamas regarding various aspects.


Is Florida bigger than Bahamas?

The total area of Florida is 65,758 sq mi, and the total area of Bahamas is 5,358 sq mi. Florida is bigger than Bahamas by 60,400 sq mi. Florida is around 12.28 times bigger than Bahamas.

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

Area of Florida compared to Bahamas

Area of the Bahamas:  5,358 sq mi ( 13,878 km2 )

Area of Bahamas 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 Bahamas

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Bahamas as of 27th April 2022, is estimated to be around 400,135.

Population of Bahamas compared to Florida

Here is some more data comparison between Florida and Bahamas.

The capital of Florida is Tallahassee, and the capital city of Bahamas is Nassau.

Official Languages

Florida: English
Bahamas: English


Florida: Floridian, Floridan
Bahamas: Bahamian

ISO 3166 Code

Florida: US-FL
Bahamas: BS

Human Development Index

HDI of Florida as of 2019: 0.916
HDI of Bahamas as of 2019: 0.814

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)

Bahamas Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Time Zone)

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

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Bahamas:
24° 15′ 0″ N76° 0′ 0″ W

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