Kentucky vs Bulgaria (Statistical Comparison)

Kentucky is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States of America, whereas Bulgaria is a country located in Southeast Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Kentucky and Bulgaria regarding various aspects.


Is Kentucky bigger than Bulgaria?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Bulgaria is 42,854.9 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Bulgaria by 2,446.9 sq mi. Kentucky is around 1.06 times smaller than Bulgaria.

Area of Kentucky:  40,408 sq mi ( 104,656 km2 )

Area of Kentucky compared to Bulgaria

Area of Bulgaria:  42,854.9 sq mi ( 110,993.6 km2 )

Area of Bulgaria compared to Kentucky


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Kentucky as of 1st July 2021, was estimated to be around 4,509,394.

Population of Kentucky compared to Bulgaria

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Bulgaria as of 2020, was estimated to be around 6,934,015.

Population of Bulgaria compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Bulgaria.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Bulgaria is Sofia.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Bulgaria: Bulgarian


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Bulgaria: Bulgarian

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Bulgaria: BG

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Bulgaria as of 2019: 0.816

Kentucky Time Zone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Time Zone)
UTC − 6 (Central Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)

Bulgaria Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Kentucky:
37° 32′ 4.92″ N, 85° 18′ 7.56″ W

Coordinates of Bulgaria:
42° 41′ 0″ N23° 19′ 0″ E

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