Is Wales Bigger Than New Jersey? (Comparison)

Wales is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States of America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Wales and New Jersey regarding various aspects.


Is Wales bigger than New Jersey?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of New Jersey is 22,591.38 sq km. Wales is smaller than New Jersey by 1,812.38 sq km. Wales is around 1.08 times smaller than New Jersey.

Area of Wales:  8,023 sq mi ( 20,779 km2 )

Area of Wales compared to New Jersey

Area of New Jersey:  8722.58 sq mi ( 22,591.38 km2 )

Area of New Jersey compared to Wales


According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Wales as of 2019 was estimated to be around 3.136 Million.

Population of Wales compared to New Jersey

According to the United States Census Bureau data, the population of New Jersey estimated as of 2019 was 8.882 Million.

Population of New Jersey compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and New Jersey.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of New Jersey is Trenton.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
New Jersey: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of New Jersey as of 2018: 0.943

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

New Jersey Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Time Zone)
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Wales:
52° 18′ 0″ N3° 36′ 0″ W

Coordinates of New Jersey:
40° 11′ 26.52″ N74° 40′ 22.08″ W

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