Kentucky vs Uruguay (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Uruguay?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Uruguay is 68,037 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Uruguay by 27,629 sq mi. Kentucky is around 1.69 times smaller than Uruguay.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Uruguay

Area of Uruguay:  68,037 sq mi ( 176,215 km2 )

Area of Uruguay 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 Uruguay

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Uruguay as of 2020, was estimated to be around 3,473,727.

Population of Uruguay compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Uruguay.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Uruguay is Montevideo.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Uruguay: Spanish


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Uruguay: Uruguayan

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Uruguay: UY

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Uruguay as of 2019: 0.817

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)

Uruguay Time Zone: 

UTC – 3 (Uruguay Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Uruguay:
34° 53′ 0″ S56° 10′ 0″ W

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