Kentucky vs Peru (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Peru?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Peru is 496,225 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Peru by 455,817 sq mi. Kentucky is around 12.28 times smaller than Peru.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Peru

Area of Peru:  496,225 sq mi ( 1,285,216 km2 )

Area of Peru 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 Peru

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Peru as of 2020, was estimated to be around 32,971,846.

Population of Peru compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Peru.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Peru is Lima.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Peru: Spanish


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Peru: Peruvian

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Peru: PE

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Peru as of 2019: 0.777

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)

Peru Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Peru Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Peru:
10° 0′ 0″ S76° 0′ 0″ W

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