Is Portugal Bigger Than New Jersey? (Comparison)

Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe whereas New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Portugal and New Jersey regarding various aspects.


Is Portugal Bigger than New Jersey?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of New Jersey is 22,591.38 sq km. Portugal is bigger than New Jersey by 69,620.62 sq km. Portugal is around 4.1 times bigger than New Jersey.

Area of Portugal:  35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )

Area of Portugal compared to New Jersey

Area of New Jersey:  8722.58 sq mi ( 22,591.38 km2 )

Area of New Jersey compared to Portugal


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Portugal estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 10,172,277.

Population of Portugal compared to New Jersey

According to the data from the United States Census Bureau, the population of New Jersey estimated as of 2019 was 8.882 Million.

Population of New Jersey compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and New Jersey.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of New Jersey is Trenton.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
New Jersey: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of New Jersey as of 2018: 0.943

Portugal Timezone:

UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
UTC (Atlantic, Azores)

New Jersey Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Time Zone)
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N9° 11′ 0″ W

Coordinates of New Jersey:
40° 11′ 26.52″ N74° 40′ 22.08″ W

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