Kentucky vs Somalia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Somalia?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Somalia is 246,201 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Somalia by 205,793 sq mi. Kentucky is around 6.10 times smaller than Somalia.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Somalia

Area of Somalia:  246,201 sq mi ( 637,657 km2 )

Area of Somalia 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 Somalia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Somalia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 15,893,219.

Population of Somalia compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Somalia.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Somalia is Mogadishu.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Somalia: Somali, Arabic


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Somalia: Somali, Somalian

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Somalia: SO

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Somalia as of 2019: 0.361

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)

Somalia Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Somalia:
10° 0′ 0″ N49° 0′ 0″ E

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