New Jersey vs Uruguay (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Jersey bigger than Uruguay?

The total area of New Jersey is 8722.58 sq mi, and the total area of Uruguay is 68,037 sq mi. New Jersey is smaller than Uruguay by 59,314.42 sq mi. New Jersey is around 7.80 times smaller than Uruguay.

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

Area of New Jersey compared to Uruguay

Area of Uruguay:  68,037 sq mi ( 176,215 km2 )

Area of Uruguay 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 Uruguay

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Uruguay as of 2020, was estimated to be around 3,473,727.

Population of Uruguay compared to New Jersey

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

The capital city of New Jersey is Trenton and the capital city of Uruguay is Montevideo.

Official Languages

New Jersey: None
Uruguay: Spanish


New Jersey: New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
Uruguay: Uruguayan

ISO 3166 Code

New Jersey: US-NJ
Uruguay: UY

Human Development Index

HDI of New Jersey as of 2019: 0.948
HDI of Uruguay as of 2019: 0.817

New Jersey Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Uruguay Time Zone: 

UTC – 3 (Uruguay Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Uruguay:
34° 53′ 0″ S56° 10′ 0″ W

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