Is Texas Bigger Than Russia? (Comparison)

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


Is Texas bigger than Russia?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Russia is 6,601,670 sq mi. Texas is smaller than Russia by 6,333,074 sq mi. Texas is around 24.6 times smaller than Russia.

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

Area of Texas compared to Russia

Area of Russia:  6,601,670 sq mi ( 17,098,246 km2 )

Area of Russia 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 Russia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Russia as of 3rd June 2021, is 145,991,789.

Population of Russia compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Russia.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Russia is Moscow.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Russia: Russian

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Russia as of 2019: 0.824

Texas Timezone:

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

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

Russia Timezone: 

UTC + 2 to UTC + 12

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Russia:
60° 0′ 0″ N90° 0′ 0″ E

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