New Jersey vs Somalia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than Somalia?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Somalia is 246,201 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Somalia by 237,478.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 28.23 times smaller than Somalia.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Somalia

Area of Somalia246,201 sq mi ( 637,657 km2 )

Area of Somalia 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 Somalia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Somalia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 15,893,219.

Population of Somalia compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Somalia is Mogadishu.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Somalia: Somali, Arabic


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Somalia: Somali, Somalian

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Somalia: SO

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Somalia as of 2019: 0.361

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Somalia Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Somalia:
10° 0′ 0″ N, 49° 0′ 0″ E

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