Kansas vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

Kansas is a state in the United States of America located in the Midwestern region of the country, whereas South Africa is a country located in the Southern part of Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Kansas and South Africa regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Kansas bigger than South Africa?

The total area of Kansas is 82,278 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. Kansas is smaller than South Africa by 389,167 sq mi. Kansas is around 5.73 times smaller than South Africa.

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

Area of Kansas compared to South Africa

Area of South Africa:  471,445 sq mi ( 1,221,037 km2 )

Area of South Africa compared to Kansas

Population

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 South Africa

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of South Africa as of 2020, was estimated to be around 59,308,690.

Population of South Africa compared to Kansas

Here is some more data comparison between Kansas and South Africa.

The capital city of Kansas is Topeka, and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

Kansas: English
South Africa: There are 11 official languages of South Africa.

Demonym(s)

Kansas: Kansan
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

Kansas: US-KS
South Africa: ZA

Human Development Index

HDI of Kansas as of 2019: 0.927
HDI of South Africa as of 2019: 0.709

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)

South Africa Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (South African Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Africa:
30° 0′ 0″ S25° 0′ 0″ E

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