How Big Is Australia Compared To California? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas California is a state located in the Western Region of the United States of America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and California regarding various aspects.


How big is Australia compared to California?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of California is 423,970 sq km. Australia is bigger than California by 7,268,054 sq km. Australia is around 18.14 times bigger than California.

Area of Australia:  2,969,907 sq mi ( 7,692,024 km2 )

Area of Australia compared to California

Area of California:  163,696 sq mi ( 423,970 km2 )

Area of California compared to Australia


According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Australia as of 8th July 2021 is estimated to be around 25,804,397.

Population of Australia compared to California

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of California as of 2019 was estimated to be around 39.51 Million.

Population of California compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and California.

The capital city of Australia is Canberra, and the capital city of California is Sacramento.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
California: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of California as of 2018: 0.930

Australia Timezone:

UTC + 8, +9.5, +10

Summer (DST):
UTC + 8, +9.5, +10, +10.5, +11

(Australia has various timezones, also in Daylight Saving Time).

California Timezone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S133° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of California:
37° 0′ 0″ N120° 0′ 0″ W

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