New Hampshire vs Afghanistan (Statistical Comparison)

New Hampshire is a state located in the New England 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 New Hampshire and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.


Is New Hampshire bigger than Afghanistan?

The total area of New Hampshire is 9,349 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 252,073 sq mi. New Hampshire is smaller than Afghanistan by 242,724 sq mi. New Hampshire is around 26.96 times smaller than Afghanistan.

Area of New Hampshire: 9,349 sq mi ( 24,214 km2 )

Area of New Hampshire compared to Afghanistan

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

Area of Afghanistan compared to New Hampshire


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New Hampshire as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,388,992.

Population of New Hampshire 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 New Hampshire

Here is some more data comparison between New Hampshire and Afghanistan.

The capital city of New Hampshire is Concord, and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.

Official Languages

New Hampshire: English
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian


New Hampshire: Granite Stater, New Hampshirite
Afghanistan: Afghan

ISO 3166 Code

New Hampshire: US-NH
Afghanistan: AF

Human Development Index

HDI of New Hampshire as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Afghanistan as of 2019: 0.511

New Hampshire Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Afghanistan Time Zone: 

UTC + 4:30 (Solar Hijri Calendar)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New Hampshire:
43° 40′ 49.8″ N, 71° 34′ 51.96″ W

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

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