Kentucky vs Kenya (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Kenya?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Kenya is 224,081 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Kenya by 183,673 sq mi. Kentucky is around 5.55 times smaller than Kenya.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Kenya

Area of Kenya:  224,081 sq mi ( 580,367 km)

Area of Kenya 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 Kenya

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Kenya as of 2020, was estimated to be around 53,771,300.

Population of Kenya compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Kenya.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Kenya is Nairobi.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Kenya: Swahili


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Kenya: Kenyan

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Kenya: KE

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Kenya as of 2019: 0.601

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)

Kenya Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Kenya:
1° 0′ 0″ N38° 0′ 0″ E

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