Is the USA Bigger Than South America? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United States of America Bigger than South America?

The total area of the United States of America is 3,796,742 sq mi and the total area of South America is 6,890,000 sq mi. The United States of America is smaller than South America by 3,093,258 sq mi. The United States of America is around 1.8 times smaller than South America.

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

Area of the USA compared to South America

Area of South America:  6,890,000 sq mi ( 17,840,000 km2 )

Area of South America 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 South America

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of South America estimated as of 20th May 2021 is 433,924,648.

Population of South America compared to the USA

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

The United States of America Timezone:

UTC − 4 to −12, +10, +11

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 to −10

South America Timezone: 

UTC – 2 to UTC – 5

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