Idaho vs Afghanistan (Statistical Comparison)

Idaho is a state in the United States of America located in the Pacific Northwest region, 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 Idaho and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.


Is Idaho bigger than Afghanistan?

The total area of Idaho is 83,569 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 252,073 sq mi. Idaho is smaller than Afghanistan by 168,504 sq mi. Idaho is around 3.02 times smaller than Afghanistan.

Area of Idaho: 83,569 sq mi ( 216,443 km2 )

Area of Idaho compared to Afghanistan

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

Area of Afghanistan compared to Idaho


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Idaho as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,900,923.

Population of Idaho compared to Afghanistan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Afghanistan as of 19th May 2022, is estimated to be around 40,647,409.

Population of Afghanistan compared to Idaho

Here is some more data comparison between Idaho and Afghanistan.

The capital of Idaho is Boise, and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.

Official Languages

Idaho: English
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian


Idaho: Idahoan
Afghanistan: Afghan

ISO 3166 Code

Idaho: US-ID
Afghanistan: AF

Human Development Index

HDI of Idaho as of 2019: 0.912
HDI of Afghanistan as of 2019: 0.511

Idaho Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)
UTC − 8 (Pacific Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)
UTC − 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Afghanistan Time Zone: 

UTC + 4:30 (Solar Hijri Calendar)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Idaho:
44° 21′ 3.24″ N, 114° 36′ 46.8″ W

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

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