Kentucky vs Sri Lanka (Statistical Comparison)

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

Size

Is Kentucky bigger than Sri Lanka?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Sri Lanka is 25,330 sq mi. Kentucky is bigger than Sri Lanka by 15,078 sq mi. Kentucky is around 1.60 times bigger than Sri Lanka.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Sri Lanka

Area of Sri Lanka:  25,330 sq mi ( 65,610 km2 )

Area of Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Sri Lanka as of 2020, was estimated to be around 21,919,000.

Population of Sri Lanka compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Sri Lanka.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital cities of Sri Lanka are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative) and Colombo (executive and judicial).

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Sri Lanka: Sinhala, Tamil

Demonym(s)

Kentucky: Kentuckian
Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Sri Lanka: LK

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Sri Lanka as of 2019: 0.782

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)

Sri Lanka Time Zone: 

UTC + 5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Sri Lanka:
7° 0′ 0″ N81° 0′ 0″ E

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