Indiana vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

Indiana is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern 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 Indiana and South Africa regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Indiana bigger than South Africa?

The total area of Indiana is 36,418 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. Indiana is smaller than South Africa by 435,027 sq mi. Indiana is around 12.95 times smaller than South Africa.

Area of Indiana: 36,418 sq mi ( 94,321 km2 )

Area of Indiana compared to South Africa

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

Area of South Africa compared to Indiana

Population

According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Indiana as of 1st July 2021, was estimated to be around 6,805,985.

Population of Indiana compared to South Africa

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of South Africa as of 2020, was estimated to be around 59,308,690.

Population of South Africa compared to Indiana

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

The capital of Indiana is Indianapolis, and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

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

Demonym(s)

Indiana: Hoosier
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

Indiana: US-IN
South Africa: ZA

Human Development Index

HDI of Indiana as of 2019: 0.912
HDI of South Africa as of 2019: 0.709

Indiana Time Zone: 

(80 Counties)

UTC  – 5 (Eastern Standard Time Zone)

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

(12 Counties)

UTC  – 6 (Central Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC  – 5 (Central Daylight Time)

South Africa Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (South African Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Indiana:
39° 53′ 39.12″ N, 86° 16′ 53.76″ W

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

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