Nevada vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

Nevada is a state located in the Western Region of the United States of America, whereas South Africa is a country located in the Southern part of Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Nevada and South Africa regarding various aspects.


Is Nevada bigger than South Africa?

The total area of Nevada is 110,577 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. Nevada is smaller than South Africa by 360,868 sq mi. Nevada is around 4.26 times smaller than South Africa.

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

Area of Nevada compared to South Africa

Area of South Africa471,445 sq mi ( 1,221,037 km2 )

Area of South Africa 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 South Africa

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of South Africa as of 2020, was estimated to be around 59,308,690.

Population of South Africa compared to Nevada

Here is some more data comparison between Nevada and South Africa.

The capital city of Nevada is Carson City, and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

Nevada: English
South Africa: There are 11 official languages of South Africa.


Nevada: Nevadan
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

Nevada: US-NV
South Africa: ZA

Human Development Index

HDI of Nevada as of 2019: 0.909
HDI of South Africa as of 2019: 0.709

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)

South Africa Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (South African Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Africa:
30° 0′ 0″ S, 25° 0′ 0″ E

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