Kentucky vs Tanzania (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Tanzania?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Tanzania is 365,756 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Tanzania by 325,348 sq mi. Kentucky is around 9.06 times smaller than Tanzania.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Tanzania

Area of Tanzania:  365,756 sq mi ( 947,303 km2 )

Area of Tanzania 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 Tanzania

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Tanzania as of 2020, was estimated to be around 59,734,213.

Population of Tanzania compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Tanzania.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Tanzania is Dodoma.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Tanzania: Swahili, English


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Tanzania: Tanzanian

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Tanzania: TZ

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Tanzania as of 2019: 0.529

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)

Tanzania Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Tanzania:
6° 0′ 0″ S35° 0′ 0″ E

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