Kentucky vs Portugal (Statistical Comparison)

Kentucky is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States of America, whereas Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Kentucky and Portugal regarding various aspects.


Is Kentucky bigger than Portugal?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Portugal is 35,603 sq mi. Kentucky is bigger than Portugal by 4,805 sq mi. Kentucky is around 1.14 times bigger than Portugal.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Portugal

Area of Portugal:  35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )

Area of Portugal 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 Portugal

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Portugal as of 2020, was estimated to be around 10,297,081.

Population of Portugal compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Portugal.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Portugal is Lisbon.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Portugal: Portuguese


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Portugal: Portuguese

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Portugal: PT

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864

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)

Portugal Time Zone: 

UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
UTC (Atlantic, Azores)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N9° 11′ 0″ W

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