Kentucky vs Jordan (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Jordan?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Jordan is 34,495 sq mi. Kentucky is bigger than Jordan by 5,913 sq mi. Kentucky is around 1.17 times bigger than Jordan.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Jordan

Area of Jordan:  34,495 sq mi ( 89,342 km2 )

Area of Jordan 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 Jordan

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Jordan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 10,203,140.

Population of Jordan compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Jordan.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Jordan is Amman.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Jordan: Arabic


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Jordan: Jordanian

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Jordan: JO

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Jordan as of 2019: 0.729

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)

Jordan Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Jordan:
31° 14′ 24″ N36° 30′ 36″ E

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