Is the USA Bigger Than the Amazon Rainforest? (Comparison)

The United States of America is a country that is located in Northern America whereas Amazon is a tropical rainforest mainly based in South America.  Today in this article we will discuss the size comparison between the United States of America and the Amazon Rainforest.

 

Size

Is the United States of America Bigger than the Amazon Rainforest?

The total area of the United States of America is 3,796,742 sq mi and the total area of the Amazon rainforest is 2,100,000 sq mi. The United States of America is bigger than the Amazon rainforest by 1,696,742 sq mi. The United States of America is around 1.8 times bigger than the Amazon Rainforest.

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

Area of the USA compared to Amazon Rainforest

Area of the Amazon Rainforest:  2,100,000 sq mi ( 5,500,000 km2 )

Amazon Rainforest

The majority of the forest is contained within Brazil, with 60% of the rainforest, followed by Peru with 13%, Colombia with 10%, and with minor amounts in Bolivia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela.

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.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Amazon Rainforest:
3° 0′ 0″ S60° 0′ 0″ W

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