Kansas vs Japan (Statistical Comparison)

Kansas is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, 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 Kansas and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Kansas bigger than Japan?

The total area of Kansas is 82,278 sq mi, and the total area of Japan is 145,937 sq mi. Kansas is smaller than Japan by 63,659 sq mi. Kansas is around 1.78 times smaller than Japan.

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

Area of Kansas compared to Japan

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

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Japan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 125,836,021.

Population of Japan compared to Kansas

Here is some more data comparison between Kansas and Japan.

The capital city of Kansas is Topeka, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Kansas: English
Japan: Japanese


Kansas: Kansan
Japan: Japanese

ISO 3166 Code

Kansas: US-KS
Japan: JP

Human Development Index

HDI of Kansas as of 2019: 0.927
HDI of Japan as of 2019: 0.919

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)

Japan Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

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

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