Georgia vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

Georgia is a state in the United States of America located in the Southeastern region of the country, whereas South Africa is a country located in the Southern part of Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Georgia and South Africa regarding various aspects.


Is Georgia bigger than South Africa?

The total area of Georgia is 59,425 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. Georgia is smaller than South Africa by 412,020 sq mi. Georgia is around 7.94 times smaller than South Africa.

Area of Georgia:  59,425 sq mi (153,909 km2 )

Area of Georgia compared to South Africa

Area of South Africa:  471,445 sq mi ( 1,221,037 km2 )

Area of South Africa compared to Georgia


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Georgia as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 10,799,566.

Population of Georgia compared to South Africa

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of South Africa as of 6th May 2022, is estimated to be around 60,714,992.

Population of South Africa compared to Georgia

Here is some more data comparison between Georgia and South Africa.

The capital of Georgia is Atlanta, and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

Georgia: English
South Africa: There are 11 official languages of South Africa.


Georgia: Georgian
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

Georgia: US-GA
South Africa: ZA

Human Development Index

HDI of Georgia as of 2019: 0.910
HDI of South Africa as of 2019: 0.709

Georgia Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

South Africa Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (South African Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Georgia:
32° 38′ 29.4″ N, 83° 26′ 33.36″ W

Coordinates of South Africa:
30° 0′ 0″ S25° 0′ 0″ E

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