Kentucky vs Malaysia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Malaysia?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Malaysia is 127,724 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Malaysia by 87,316 sq mi. Kentucky is around 3.16 times smaller than Malaysia.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Malaysia

Area of Malaysia:  127,724 sq mi ( 330,803 km2 )

Area of Malaysia 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 Malaysia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Malaysia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 32,365,998.

Population of Malaysia compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Malaysia.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Malaysia is Kuala Lumpur.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Malaysia: Malaysian


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Malaysia: Malaysian

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Malaysia: MY

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Malaysia as of 2019: 0.810

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)

Malaysia Time Zone: 

UTC + 8 (Malaysian Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Malaysia:
2° 30′ 0″ N112° 30′ 0″ E

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