Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe whereas California is a state in the United States located in the Western Region of the USA. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Portugal and California regarding various aspects.
Is Portugal Bigger than California?
The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of California is 423,970 sq km. Portugal is smaller than California by 331,758 sq km. Portugal is around 4.6 times smaller than California.
Area of Portugal: 35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )
Area of California: 163,696 sq mi ( 423,970 km2 )
As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Portugal estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 10,172,277.
According to the data from the United States Census Bureau, the population of California estimated as of 2019 was 39.51 Million.
Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and California.
The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of California is Sacramento.
Human Development Index
HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of California as of 2018: 0.930
UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
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UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)
UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N, 9° 11′ 0″ W
Coordinates of California:
37° 0′ 0″ N, 120° 0′ 0″ W
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