Kentucky is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States of America, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Kentucky and Japan regarding various aspects.
Is Kentucky bigger than Japan?
The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Japan is 145,937 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Japan by 105,529 sq mi. Kentucky is around 3.62 times smaller than Japan.
Area of Kentucky: 40,408 sq mi ( 104,656 km2 )
Area of Japan: 145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )
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.
Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Japan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 125,836,021.
Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Japan.
The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.
ISO 3166 Code
Human Development Index
HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Japan as of 2019: 0.919
Kentucky Time Zone:
UTC − 5 (Eastern Time Zone)
UTC − 6 (Central Time Zone)
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
Japan Time Zone:
UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)
Coordinates of Kentucky:
37° 32′ 4.92″ N, 85° 18′ 7.56″ W
Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N, 138° 0′ 0″ E
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