Kentucky vs Congo (Statistical Comparison)

Kentucky is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States of America, whereas the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a country located in Central Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Kentucky and Congo regarding various aspects.


Is Kentucky bigger than Congo?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Congo is 905,567 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Congo by 865,159 sq mi. Kentucky is around 22.41 times smaller than Congo.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Congo

Area of the Congo:  905,567 sq mi ( 2,345,409 km2 )

Area of Congo 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 Congo

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Congo as of 2020, was estimated to be around 89,561,404.

Population of Congo compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Congo.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Congo is Kinshasa.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Congo: French


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Congo: Congolese

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Congo: CG

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Congo as of 2019: 0.480

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)

Congo Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 to + 2 (West Africa Time and Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Congo:
3° 0′ 0″ S24° 0′ 0″ E

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