Is the USA Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

The United States of America is located in Northern America whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between the United States of America and Japan regarding various aspects.

Size

Is the United States of America Bigger than Japan?

The total area of the United States of America is 3,796,742 sq mi and the total area of Japan is 145,937 sq mi. The United States of America is bigger than Japan by 3,650,805 sq mi. The United States of America is around 26 times bigger than Japan.

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

Area of the USA compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Japan estimated as of 18th May 2021 is 126,139,046.

Population of Japan compared to the USA

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

The capital city of the United States of America is Washington, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

The USA: English
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of the USA as of 2019: 0.926
HDI of Japan as of 2019: 0.919

The United States of America Timezone:

UTC − 4 to −12, +10, +11

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 to −10

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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