Is the USA Bigger Than Africa? (Comparison)

The United States of America is a country that is located in Northern America whereas Africa is one of the 7 continents which is the second-largest and second-most-populous continent in the world. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between the United States of America and the Africa continent regarding various aspects.

Let’s learn if a single country USA is bigger than the whole of Africa continent or not.

Size

Is the United States of America Bigger than Africa?

The total area of the United States of America is 3,796,742 sq mi and the total area of Africa is 11,730,000 sq mi. The United States of America is smaller than Africa by 7,933,258 sq mi. The United States of America is around 3.1 times smaller than Africa.

Area of the United States of America:  3,796,742 sq mi ( 9,833,520 km2 )

Area of the USA compared to Africa

Area of Africa:  11,730,000 sq mi ( 30,370,000 km2 )

Area of Africa compared to the area of the United States of America

Population

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of the United States of America as of 20th May 2021, is 332,720,976.

Population of the USA compared to Africa

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Africa estimated as of 20th May 2021 is 1,369,574,205.

Population of Africa compared to USA

 

The United States of America Timezone:

UTC − 4 to −12, +10, +11

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 to −10

Africa Timezone: 

UTC – 1 to UTC + 4

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of the USA:
40° 0′ 0″ N100° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Africa:
8.7832° S, 34.5085° E

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