Florida vs the Dominican Republic (Statistical Comparison)

Florida is a state in the United States of America located in the Southeastern part of the country, whereas the Dominican Republic is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean region. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Florida and The Dominican Republic regarding various aspects.


Is Florida bigger than the Dominican Republic?

The total area of Florida is 65,758 sq mi, and the total area of the Dominican Republic is 18,792 sq mi. Florida is bigger than the Dominican Republic by 46,966 sq mi. Florida is around 3.50 times bigger than the Dominican Republic.

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

Area of Florida compared to the Dominican Republic

Area of the Dominican Republic:  18,792 sq mi (48,671 km2 )

Area of the Dominican Republic 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 the Dominican Republic

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Dominican Republic as of 2nd May 2022, is estimated to be around 11,047,697.

Population of the Dominican Republic compared to Florida

Here is some more data comparison between Florida and the Dominican Republic.

The capital of Florida is Tallahassee, and the capital city of the Dominican Republic is Santo Domingo.

Official Languages

Florida: English
The Dominican Republic: Spanish


Florida: Floridian, Floridan
The Dominican Republic: Dominican

ISO 3166 Code

Florida: US-FL
The Dominican Republic: DO

Human Development Index

HDI of Florida as of 2019: 0.916
HDI of the Dominican Republic as of 2019: 0.756

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)

The Dominican Republic Time Zone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Dominican Republic:
19° 0′ 0″ N70° 40′ 0″ W

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