Kentucky vs Ethiopia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Ethiopia?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Ethiopia is 426,400 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Ethiopia by 385,992 sq mi. Kentucky is around 10.56 times smaller than Ethiopia.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Ethiopia

Area of Ethiopia:  426,400 sq mi ( 1,104,300 km2 )

Area of Ethiopia 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 Ethiopia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Ethiopia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 114,963,583.

Population of Ethiopia compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Ethiopia.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Ethiopia: Afar, English, Somali, Amharic


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Ethiopia: Ethiopian

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Ethiopia: ET

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Ethiopia as of 2019: 0.485

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)

Ethiopia Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Ethiopia:
8° 0′ 0″ N38° 0′ 0″ E

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