Kentucky vs Turkey (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Turkey?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Turkey is 302,455 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Turkey by 262,047 sq mi. Kentucky is around 7.49 times smaller than Turkey.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Turkey

Area of Turkey:  302,455 sq mi ( 783,356 km2 )

Area of Turkey 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 Turkey

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Turkey as of 2020, was estimated to be around 84,339,067.

Population of Turkey compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Turkey.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Turkey is Ankara.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Turkey: Turkish


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Turkey: Turkish, Turk

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Turkey: TR

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Turkey as of 2019: 0.820

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)

Turkey Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Time in Turkey)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Turkey:
39° 0′ 0″ N35° 0′ 0″ E

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