New Jersey vs Latvia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than Latvia?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Latvia is 24,983 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Latvia by 16,260.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 2.86 times smaller than Latvia.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Latvia

Area of Latvia24,983 sq mi ( 64,589 km2 )

Area of Latvia 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 Latvia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Latvia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 1,901,548.

Population of Latvia compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Latvia is Riga.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Latvia: Latvian


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Latvia: Latvian

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Latvia: LV

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Latvia as of 2019: 0.866

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Latvia 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 Latvia:
57° 0′ 0″ N, 25° 0′ 0″ E

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