Is Texas Bigger Than New Zealand? (Comparison)

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


Is Texas bigger than New Zealand?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of New Zealand is 103,483 sq mi. Texas is bigger than New Zealand by 165,113 sq mi. Texas is around 2.6 times bigger than New Zealand.

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

Area of Texas compared to New Zealand

Area of New Zealand:  103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )

Area of New Zealand 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 New Zealand

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of New Zealand as of 2nd June 2021, is 4,858,598.

Population of New Zealand compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and New Zealand.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of New Zealand as of 2019: 0.931

Texas Timezone:

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

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

New Zealand Timezone: 

UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S173° 0′ 0″ E

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