Kansas vs South Korea (Statistical Comparison)

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

Size

Is Kansas bigger than South Korea?

The total area of Kansas is 82,278 sq mi, and the total area of South Korea is 38,750 sq mi. Kansas is bigger than South Korea by 43,528 sq mi. Kansas is around 2.13 times bigger than South Korea.

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

Area of Kansas compared to South Korea

Area of South Korea:  38,750 sq mi ( 100,363 km2 )

Area of South Korea 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 Korea

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of South Korea as of 2020, was estimated to be around 51,836,239.

Population of South Korea compared to Kansas

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

The capital city of Kansas is Topeka, and the capital city of South Korea is Seoul.

Official Languages

Kansas: English
South Korea: Korean

Demonym(s)

Kansas: Kansan
South Korea: South Korean, Korean

ISO 3166 Code

Kansas: US-KS
South Korea: KR

Human Development Index

HDI of Kansas as of 2019: 0.927
HDI of South Korea as of 2019: 0.916

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 Korea Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Korea:
36° 0′ 0″ N128° 0′ 0″ E

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