Nevada vs Afghanistan (Statistical Comparison)

Nevada is a state located in the Western Region of the United States of America, whereas Afghanistan is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Nevada and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.


Is Nevada bigger than Afghanistan?

The total area of Nevada is 110,577 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 252,073 sq mi. Nevada is smaller than Afghanistan by 141,496 sq mi. Nevada is around 2.28 times smaller than Afghanistan.

Area of Nevada: 110,577 sq mi ( 286,382 km2 )

Area of Nevada compared to Afghanistan

Area of Afghanistan:  252,073 sq mi ( 652,867 km2 )

Area of Afghanistan compared to Nevada


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Nevada as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 3,143,991.

Population of Nevada compared to Afghanistan

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Afghanistan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 38,928,341.

Population of Afghanistan compared to Nevada

Here is some more data comparison between Nevada and Afghanistan.

The capital city of Nevada is Carson City, and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.

Official Languages

Nevada: English
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian


Nevada: Nevadan
Afghanistan: Afghan

ISO 3166 Code

Nevada: US-NV
Afghanistan: AF

Human Development Index

HDI of Nevada as of 2019: 0.909
HDI of Afghanistan as of 2019: 0.511

Nevada Time Zone: 

UTC − 8 (Pacific Standard Time)
UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Afghanistan Time Zone: 

UTC + 4:30 (Solar Hijri Calendar)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Nevada:
39° 19′ 44.04″ N, 116° 37′ 52.32″ W

Coordinates of Afghanistan:
33° 0′ 0″ N65° 0′ 0″ E

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