Kentucky vs Madagascar (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Madagascar?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Madagascar is 226,658 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Madagascar by 186,250 sq mi. Kentucky is around 5.61 times smaller than Madagascar.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Madagascar

Area of Madagascar:  226,658 sq mi ( 587,041 km2 )

Area of Madagascar 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 Madagascar

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Madagascar as of 2020, was estimated to be around 27,691,019.

Population of Madagascar compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Madagascar.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Madagascar is Antananarivo.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Madagascar: Malagasy, French


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Madagascar: Malagasy

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Madagascar: MG

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Madagascar as of 2019: 0.528

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)

Madagascar Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Madagascar:
20° 0′ 0″ S47° 0′ 0″ E

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