Kentucky vs Nicaragua (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Nicaragua?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Nicaragua is 50,338 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Nicaragua by 9,930 sq mi. Kentucky is around 1.25 times smaller than Nicaragua.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Nicaragua

Area of Nicaragua:  50,338 sq mi ( 130,375 km2 )

Area of Nicaragua 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 Nicaragua

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Nicaragua as of 2020, was estimated to be around 6,624,554.

Population of Nicaragua compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Nicaragua.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Nicaragua is Managua.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Nicaragua: Spanish


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Nicaragua: Nicaraguan

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Nicaragua: NI

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Nicaragua as of 2019: 0.660

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)

Nicaragua Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Time zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nicaragua:
13° 8′ 0″ N85° 7′ 0″ W

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