Kentucky vs Iceland (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Iceland?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Iceland is 39,682 sq mi. Kentucky is bigger than Iceland by 726 sq mi. Kentucky is around 1.02 times bigger than Iceland.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Iceland

Area of Iceland:  39,682 sq mi ( 102,775 km2 )

Area of Iceland 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 Iceland

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Iceland as of 2020, was estimated to be around 366,425.

Population of Iceland compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Iceland.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Iceland is Reykjavik.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Iceland: Icelandic


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Iceland: Icelander, Icelandic

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Iceland: IS

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Iceland as of 2019: 0.949

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)

Iceland Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iceland:
65° 0′ 0″ N18° 0′ 0″ W

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