Kentucky vs China (Statistical Comparison)

Kentucky is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States of America, whereas the People’s Republic of China is a country located in East Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Kentucky and China regarding various aspects.


Is Kentucky bigger than China?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of China is 3,705,407 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than China by 3,664,999 sq mi. Kentucky is around 91.70 times smaller than China.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to China

Area of China:  3,705,407 sq mi ( 9,596,961 km2 )

Area of China 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 China

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of China as of 2020, was estimated to be around 1,410,929,360.

Population of China compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and China.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of China is Beijing.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
China: Chinese


Kentucky: Kentuckian
China: Chinese

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
China: CN

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of China as of 2019: 0.761

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)

China Time Zone: 

UTC + 8 (China Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of China:
35° 0′ 0″ N103° 0′ 0″ E

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