Kentucky vs Ghana (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Ghana?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Ghana is 92,497 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Ghana by 52,089 sq mi. Kentucky is around 2.29 times smaller than Ghana.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Ghana

Area of Ghana:  92,497 sq mi ( 239,567 km2 )

Area of Ghana 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 Ghana

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Ghana as of 2020, was estimated to be around 31,072,945.

Population of Ghana compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Ghana.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Ghana is Accra.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Ghana: English


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Ghana: Ghanaian

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Ghana: GH

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Ghana as of 2019: 0.611

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)

Ghana Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Ghana:
7° 49′ 0″ N1° 3′ 0″ W

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