Is Texas Bigger Than North Korea? (Comparison)

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


Is Texas bigger than North Korea?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of North Korea is 46,540 sq mi. Texas is bigger than North Korea by 222,056 sq mi. Texas is around 5.8 times bigger than North Korea.

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

Area of Texas compared to North Korea

Area of North Korea:  46,540 sq mi ( 120,540 km2 )

Area of North Korea 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 North Korea

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of North Korea as of 2nd June 2021, is 25,883,033.

Population of North Korea compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and North Korea.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of North Korea is Pyongyang.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
North Korea: Korean

Texas Timezone:

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

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

North Korea Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of North Korea:
40° 0′ 0″ N127° 0′ 0″ E

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