Kentucky vs Syria (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Syria?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Syria is 71,500 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Syria by 31,092 sq mi. Kentucky is around 1.77 times smaller than Syria.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Syria

Area of Syria: 71,500 sq mi (185,180 km2 )

Area of Syria 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 Syria

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Syria as of 2020, was estimated to be around 17,500,657.

Population of Syria compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Syria.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Syria is Damascus.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Syria: Arabic


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Syria: Syrian

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Syria: SY

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Syria as of 2019: 0.567

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)

Syria Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Syria:
35° 0′ 0″ N38° 0′ 0″ E

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