Hawaii vs Afghanistan (Statistical Comparison)

Hawaii is a state in the United States of America located in the pacific ocean, 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 Hawaii and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.


Is Hawaii bigger than Afghanistan?

The total area of Hawaii is 10,931 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 252,073 sq mi. Hawaii is smaller than Afghanistan by 241,142 sq mi. Hawaii is around 23.06 times smaller than Afghanistan.

Area of Hawaii: 10,931 sq mi (28,311 km2  )

Area of Hawaii compared to Afghanistan

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

Area of Afghanistan compared to Hawaii


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Hawaii as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,441,553.

Population of Hawaii compared to Afghanistan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Afghanistan as of 16th May 2022, is estimated to be around 40,624,436.

Population of Afghanistan compared to Hawaii

Here is some more data comparison between Hawaii and Afghanistan.

The capital of Hawaii is Honolulu, and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.

Official Languages

Hawaii: English, Hawaiian
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian


Hawaii: Hawaii Resident, Hawaiian
Afghanistan: Afghan

ISO 3166 Code

Hawaii: US-HI
Afghanistan: AF

Human Development Index

HDI of Hawaii as of 2019: 0.945
HDI of Afghanistan as of 2019: 0.511

Hawaii Time Zone: 

UTC – 10 (Hawaii Time Zone)

Afghanistan Time Zone: 

UTC + 4:30 (Solar Hijri Calendar)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Hawaii:
21° 18′ 27″ N, 157° 51′ 27″ W

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

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