New Jersey vs Turkey (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than Turkey?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Turkey is 302,455 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Turkey by 293,732.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 34.67 times smaller than Turkey.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Turkey

Area of Turkey:  302,455 sq mi ( 783,356 km2 )

Area of Turkey 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 Turkey

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Turkey as of 2020, was estimated to be around 84,339,067.

Population of Turkey compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Turkey is Ankara.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Turkey: Turkish


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Turkey: Turkish, Turk

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Turkey: TR

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Turkey as of 2019: 0.820

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Turkey Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (Time in Turkey)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Turkey:
39° 0′ 0″ N35° 0′ 0″ E

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