Is Texas Bigger Than South Korea? (Comparison)

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


Is Texas bigger than South Korea?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of South Korea is 38,750 sq mi. Texas is bigger than South Korea by 229,846 sq mi. Texas is around 7 times bigger than South Korea.

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

Area of Texas compared to South Korea

Area of South Korea:  38,750 sq mi ( 100,363 km2 )

Area of South 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 South Korea

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of South Korea as of 3rd June 2021, is 51,309,636.

Population of South Korea compared to Texas

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

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of South Korea is Seoul.

Official Languages

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

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of South Korea as of 2019: 0.916

Texas Timezone:

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

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

South Korea Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Korea:
36° 0′ 0″ N128° 0′ 0″ E

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