Is the USA Bigger Than China? (Comparison)

This post was most recently updated on May 26th, 2021

The United States of America is located in Northern America whereas the People’s Republic of China is a country located in East Asia. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between the United States of America and China regarding various aspects.

Size

Is the United States of America Bigger than China?

The total area of the United States of America is 3,796,742 sq mi and the total area of China is 3,705,407 sq mi. The United States of America is bigger than China by 91,335 sq mi. The United States of America is around 1.1 times bigger than China.

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

Area of the USA compared to China

Area of China:  3,705,407 sq mi ( 9,596,961 km2 )

Area of China 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 18th May 2021, is 332,720,976.

Population of the USA compared to China

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of China estimated as of 18th May 2021 is 1,444,180,909.

Population China compared to USA

Here is some more data comparison between the United States of America and China.

The capital city of the United States of America is Washington, and the capital city of China is Beijing.

Official Languages

The USA: English
China: Standard Chinese

Human Development Index

HDI of the USA as of 2019: 0.926
HDI of China as of 2019: 0.761

The United States of America Timezone:

UTC − 4 to −12, +10, +11

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 to −10

China Timezone: 

UTC + 8 (China Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of China:
35° 0′ 0″ N103° 0′ 0″ E

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