Indiana vs Switzerland (Statistical Comparison)

Indiana is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas Switzerland is a country located in the confluence of Western, Central, and Southern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Indiana and Switzerland regarding various aspects.


Is Indiana bigger than Switzerland?

The total area of Indiana is 36,418 sq mi, and the total area of Switzerland is 15,940 sq mi. Indiana is bigger than Switzerland by 20,478 sq mi. Indiana is around 2.29 times bigger than Switzerland.

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

Area of Indiana compared to Switzerland

Area of Switzerland:  15,940 sq mi ( 41,285 km2 )

Area of Switzerland compared to Indiana


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 Switzerland

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Switzerland as of 2020, was estimated to be around 8,636,561.

Population of Switzerland comapred to Indiana

Here is some more data comparison between Indiana and Switzerland.

The capital of Indiana is Indianapolis, and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.

Official Languages

Indiana: English
Switzerland: German, French, Italian


Indiana: Hoosier
Switzerland: Swiss

ISO 3166 Code

Indiana: US-IN
Switzerland: CH

Human Development Index

HDI of Indiana as of 2019: 0.912
HDI of Switzerland as of 2019: 0.955

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)

Switzerland Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Switzerland:
46° 50′ 0″ N8° 20′ 0″ E

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