Kentucky vs South Korea (Statistical Comparison)

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

Size

Is Kentucky bigger than South Korea?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of South Korea is 38,750 sq mi. Kentucky is bigger than South Korea by 1,658 sq mi. Kentucky is around 1.05 times bigger than South Korea.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to South Korea

Area of South Korea:  38,750 sq mi ( 100,363 km2 )

Area of South Korea compared to Kentucky

Population

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 South Korea

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of South Korea as of 2020, was estimated to be around 51,836,239.

Population of South Korea compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and South Korea.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of South Korea is Seoul.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
South Korea: Korean

Demonym(s)

Kentucky: Kentuckian
South Korea: South Korean, Korean

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
South Korea: KR

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of South Korea as of 2019: 0.916

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)

South Korea Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Korea:
36° 0′ 0″ N128° 0′ 0″ E

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