Is Texas Bigger Than Peru? (Comparison)

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


Is Texas bigger than Peru?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Peru is 496,225 sq mi. Texas is smaller than Peru by 227,629 sq mi. Texas is around 1.85 times smaller than Peru.

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

Area of Texas compared to Peru

Area of Peru:  496,225 sq mi ( 1,285,216 km2 )

Area of Peru 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 Peru

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Peru as of 2nd June 2021, is 33,402,667.

Population of Peru compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Peru.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Peru is Lima.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Peru: Spanish

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Peru as of 2019: 0.777

Texas Timezone:

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

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

Peru Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Peru Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Peru:
10° 0′ 0″ S76° 0′ 0″ W

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