Kansas vs Afghanistan (Statistical Comparison)

Kansas is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas Afghanistan is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Kansas and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.


Is Kansas bigger than Afghanistan?

The total area of Kansas is 82,278 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 252,073 sq mi. Kansas is smaller than Afghanistan by 169,795 sq mi. Kansas is around 3.07 times smaller than Afghanistan.

Area of Kansas: 82,278 sq mi ( 213,100 km2 )

Area of Kansas compared to Afghanistan

Area of Afghanistan:  252,073 sq mi ( 652,867 km2 )

Area of Afghanistan compared to Kansas


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Kansas as of 1st July 2021, was estimated to be around 2,934,582.

Population of Kansas compared to Afghanistan

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Afghanistan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 38,928,341.

Population of Afghanistan compared to Kansas

Here is some more data comparison between Kansas and Afghanistan.

The capital city of Kansas is Topeka, and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.

Official Languages

Kansas: English
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian


Kansas: Kansan
Afghanistan: Afghan

ISO 3166 Code

Kansas: US-KS
Afghanistan: AF

Human Development Index

HDI of Kansas as of 2019: 0.927
HDI of Afghanistan as of 2019: 0.511

Kansas Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Time Zone)
UTC – 7 (Mountain Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 5 (Central Daylight Time)
UTC – 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Afghanistan Time Zone: 

UTC + 4:30 (Solar Hijri Calendar)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Kansas:
38° 29′ 37.32″ N, 98° 22′ 49.44″ W

Coordinates of Afghanistan:
33° 0′ 0″ N65° 0′ 0″ E

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