Kentucky vs Denmark (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Denmark?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Denmark is 16,577 sq mi. Kentucky is bigger than Denmark by 23,831 sq mi. Kentucky is around 2.44 times bigger than Denmark.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Denmark

Area of Denmark:  16,577 sq mi ( 42,933 km2 )

Area of Denmark 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 Denmark

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Denmark as of 2020, was estimated to be around 5,831,404.

Population of Denmark compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Denmark.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Denmark is Copenhagen.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Denmark: Danish


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Denmark: Danish, Dane

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Denmark: DK

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Denmark as of 2019: 0.940

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)

Denmark Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Denmark:
56° 0′ 0″ N10° 0′ 0″ E

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