Is Texas Bigger Than Ethiopia? (Comparison)

Texas is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America, whereas Ethiopia is a landlocked country located in the horn of Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the U.S. state Texas and Ethiopia regarding various aspects.


Is Texas bigger than Ethiopia?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Ethiopia is 426,400 sq mi. Texas is smaller than Ethiopia by 157,804 sq mi. Texas is around 1.6 times smaller than Ethiopia.

Area of Texas:  268,596 sq mi ( 695,662 km2 )

Area of Texas compared to Ethiopia

Area of Ethiopia:  426,400 sq mi ( 1,104,300 km2 )

Area of Ethiopia compared to Texas


According to the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Texas as of 2019 was estimated to be around 29 Million.

Population of Texas compared to Ethiopia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Ethiopia as of 27th May 2021, is 117,635,878.

Population of Ethiopia compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Ethiopia.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Ethiopia: Afar, English, Somali, Amharic

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Ethiopia as of 2019: 0.485

Texas Timezone:

UTC − 6 (Central Time Zone)
UTC − 7 (Mountain Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Ethiopia Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Texas:
31° 28′ 32.52″ N99° 19′ 52.32″ W

Coordinates of Ethiopia:
8° 0′ 0″ N38° 0′ 0″ E

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