Is Texas Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

Texas is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the U.S. state Texas and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Texas bigger than Japan?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Japan is 145,937 sq mi. Texas is bigger than Japan by 122,659 sq mi. Texas is around 1.84 times bigger than Japan.

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

Area of Texas compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Japan as of 1st June 2021, is 126,127,566.

Population of Japan compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Japan.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Japan as of 2019: 0.919

Texas Timezone:

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

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

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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