Kentucky vs Iran (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Iran?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Iran is 636,372 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Iran by 595,964 sq mi. Kentucky is around 15.75 times smaller than Iran.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Iran

Area of Iran:  636,372 sq mi ( 1,648,195 km2 )

Area of Iran 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 Iran

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Iran as of 2020, was estimated to be around 83,992,953.

Population of Iran compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Iran.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Iran is Tehran.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Iran: Persian


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Iran: Iranian

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Iran: IR

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Iran as of 2019: 0.783

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)

Iran Time Zone: 

UTC + 3:30 (Iran Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 4:30 (Iran Standard Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iran:
32° 0′ 0″ N53° 0′ 0″ E

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