Is Texas Bigger Than Madagascar? (Comparison)

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


Is Texas bigger than Madagascar?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Madagascar is 226,658 sq mi. Texas is bigger than Madagascar by 41,938 sq mi. Texas is around 1.2 times bigger than Madagascar.

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

Area of Texas compared to Madagascar

Area of Madagascar:  226,658 sq mi ( 587,041 km2 )

Area of Madagascar 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 Madagascar

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Madagascar as of 2nd June 2021, is 28,365,837.

Population of Madagascar compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Madagascar.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Madagascar is Antananarivo.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Madagascar: Malagasy, French

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Madagascar as of 2019: 0.528

Texas Timezone:

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

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

Madagascar Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Madagascar doesn’t observe the Summer Daylight Saving Time. 

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Madagascar:
20° 0′ 0″ S47° 0′ 0″ E

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