Kentucky vs Latvia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Latvia?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Latvia is 24,983 sq mi. Kentucky is bigger than Latvia by 15,425 sq mi. Kentucky is around 1.62 times bigger than Latvia.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Latvia

Area of Latvia:  24,983 sq mi ( 64,589 km2 )

Area of Latvia 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 Latvia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Latvia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 1,901,548.

Population of Latvia compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Latvia.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Latvia is Riga.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Latvia: Latvian


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Latvia: Latvian

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Latvia: LV

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Latvia as of 2019: 0.866

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)

Latvia 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 Latvia:
57° 0′ 0″ N25° 0′ 0″ E

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