Is Texas Bigger Than Turkey? (Comparison)

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


Is Texas bigger than Turkey?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Turkey is 302,455 sq mi. Texas is smaller than Turkey by 33,859 sq mi. Texas is around 1.12 times smaller than Turkey.

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

Area of Texas compared to Turkey

Area of Turkey:  302,455 sq mi ( 783,356 km2 )

Area of Turkey 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 Turkey

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Turkey as of 3rd June 2021, is 85,185,602.

Population of Turkey compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Turkey.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Turkey is Ankara.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Turkey: Turkish

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Turkey as of 2019: 0.820

Texas Timezone:

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

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

Turkey Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (Time in Turkey)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Turkey:
39° 0′ 0″ N35° 0′ 0″ E

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