New Jersey vs Bulgaria (Statistical Comparison)

New Jersey is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States of America, whereas Bulgaria is a country located in Southeast Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Jersey and Bulgaria regarding various aspects.


Is New Jersey bigger than Bulgaria?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Bulgaria is 42,854.90 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Bulgaria by 34,132.32 sq mi. New Jersey is around 4.91 times smaller than Bulgaria.

Area of New Jersey: 8722.58 sq mi ( 22,591.38 km2 )

Area of New Jersey compared to Bulgaria

Area of Bulgaria42,854.90 sq mi ( 110,993.6 km2 )

Area of Bulgaria compared to New Jersey


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New Jersey as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 9,267,130.

Population of New Jersey compared to Bulgaria

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Bulgaria as of 2020, was estimated to be around 6,934,015.

Population of Bulgaria compared to New Jersey

Here is some more data comparison between New Jersey and Bulgaria.

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Bulgaria is Sofia.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Bulgaria: Bulgarian


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Bulgaria: Bulgarian

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Bulgaria: BG

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Bulgaria as of 2019: 0.816

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Bulgaria Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New Jersey:
40° 11′ 26.52″ N, 74° 40′ 22.08″ W

Coordinates of Bulgaria:
42° 41′ 0″ N, 23° 19′ 0″ E

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