Maine vs South Korea (Statistical Comparison)

Maine is a state located in the New England region of the United States of America, whereas South Korea is a country in East Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Maine and South Korea regarding various aspects.


Is Maine bigger than South Korea?

The total area of Maine is 35,385 sq mi, and the total area of South Korea is 38,750 sq mi. Maine is smaller than South Korea by 3,365 sq mi. Maine is around 1.10 times smaller than South Korea.

Area of Maine: 35,385 sq mi ( 91,646 km2 )

Area of Maine compared to South Korea

Area of South Korea:  38,750 sq mi ( 100,363 km2 )

Area of South Korea compared to Maine


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Maine as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,372,247.

Population of Maine compared to South Korea

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of South Korea as of 2020, was estimated to be around 51,836,239.

Population of South Korea compared to Maine

Here is some more data comparison between Maine and South Korea.

The capital city of Maine is Augusta, and the capital city of South Korea is Seoul.

Official Languages

Maine: English
South Korea: Korean


Maine: Mainer
South Korea: South Korean, Korean

ISO 3166 Code

Maine: US-ME
South Korea: KR

Human Development Index

HDI of Maine as of 2019: 0.922
HDI of South Korea as of 2019: 0.916

Maine Time Zone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Zone)

South Korea Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Maine:
45° 0′ 0″ N, 69° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of South Korea:
36° 0′ 0″ N128° 0′ 0″ E

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