Kentucky vs Switzerland (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Switzerland?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Switzerland is 15,940 sq mi. Kentucky is bigger than Switzerland by 24,468 sq mi. Kentucky is around 2.54 times bigger than Switzerland.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Switzerland

Area of Switzerland:  15,940 sq mi ( 41,285 km2 )

Area of Switzerland 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 Switzerland

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Switzerland as of 2020, was estimated to be around 8,636,561.

Population of Switzerland comapred to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Switzerland.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Switzerland: German, French, Italian


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Switzerland: Swiss

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Switzerland: CH

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Switzerland as of 2019: 0.955

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)

Switzerland Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Switzerland:
46° 50′ 0″ N8° 20′ 0″ E

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