Kentucky vs Zambia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is Kentucky bigger than Zambia?

The total area of Kentucky is 40,408 sq mi, and the total area of Zambia is 290,587 sq mi. Kentucky is smaller than Zambia by 250,179 sq mi. Kentucky is around 7.20 times smaller than Zambia.

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

Area of Kentucky compared to Zambia

Area of Zambia:  290,587 sq mi ( 752,618 km2 )

Area of Zambia 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 Zambia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Zambia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 18,383,956.

Population of Zambia compared to Kentucky

Here is some more data comparison between Kentucky and Zambia.

The capital city of Kentucky is Frankfort, and the capital city of Zambia is Lusaka.

Official Languages

Kentucky: English
Zambia: English


Kentucky: Kentuckian
Zambia: Zambian

ISO 3166 Code

Kentucky: US-KY
Zambia: ZM

Human Development Index

HDI of Kentucky as of 2019: 0.890
HDI of Zambia as of 2019: 0.584

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)

Zambia Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Zambia:
15° 0′ 0″ S30° 0′ 0″ E

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