Is Texas Bigger Than Somalia? (Comparison)

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


Is Texas bigger than Somalia?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Somalia is 246,201 sq mi. Texas is bigger than Somalia by 22,395 sq mi. Texas is around 1.1 times bigger than Somalia.

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

Area of Texas compared to Somalia

Area of Somalia:  246,201 sq mi ( 637,657 km2 )

Area of Somalia 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 Somalia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Somalia as of 3rd June 2021, is 16,319,649.

Population of Somalia compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Somalia.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Somalia is Mogadishu.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Somalia: Somali, Arabic

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Somalia as of 2019: 0.351

Texas Timezone:

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

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

Somalia Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Somalia:
10° 0′ 0″ N49° 0′ 0″ E

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