Maryland vs Zambia (Statistical Comparison)

Maryland is a state in the United States of America located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the country, 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 Maryland and Zambia regarding various aspects.


Is Maryland bigger than Zambia?

The total area of Maryland is 12,407 sq mi, and the total area of Zambia is 290,587 sq mi. Maryland is smaller than Zambia by 278,180 sq mi. Maryland is around 23.42 times smaller than Zambia.

Area of Maryland: 12,407 sq mi ( 32,133 km2 )

Area of Maryland compared to Zambia

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

Area of Zambia compared to Maryland


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Maryland as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 6,165,129.

Population of Maryland 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 Maryland

Here is some more data comparison between Maryland and Zambia.

The capital city of Maryland is Annapolis, and the capital city of Zambia is Lusaka.

Official Languages

Maryland: English
Zambia: English


Maryland: Marylander
Zambia: Zambian

ISO 3166 Code

Maryland: US-MD
Zambia: ZM

Human Development Index

HDI of Maryland as of 2019: 0.941
HDI of Zambia as of 2019: 0.584

Maryland Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Zambia Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Maryland:
39° 3′ 18″ N, 76° 47′ 27.24″ W

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

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