Kentucky vs Iraq (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Iraq?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Iraq is 169,235 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Iraq by 128,827 sq mi. Kentucky is around 4.19 times smaller than Iraq.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Iraq

Area of Iraq:  169,235 sq mi ( 438,317 km2 )

Area of Iraq 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 Iraq

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Iraq as of 2020, was estimated to be around 40,222,503.

Population of Iraq compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Iraq.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Iraq is Baghdad.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Iraq: Arabic, Kurdish


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Iraq: Iraqi

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Iraq: IQ

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Iraq as of 2019: 0.674

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)

Iraq Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabia Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iraq:
33° 0′ 0″ N44° 0′ 0″ E

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