New Mexico is a state located in the Southwestern region of the United States of America, whereas Afghanistan is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Mexico and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.
Is New Mexico bigger than Afghanistan?
The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 252,073 sq mi. New Mexico is smaller than Afghanistan by 130,482 sq mi. New Mexico is around 2.07 times smaller than Afghanistan.
Area of New Mexico: 121,591 sq mi (314,918 km2)
Area of Afghanistan: 252,073 sq mi ( 652,867 km2 )
According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New Mexico as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 2,115,877.
Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Afghanistan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 38,928,341.
Here is some more data comparison between New Mexico and Afghanistan.
The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.
New Mexico: English
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian
New Mexico: New Mexican
ISO 3166 Code
New Mexico: US-NM
New Mexico Time Zone:
UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)
Afghanistan Time Zone:
UTC + 4:30 (Solar Hijri Calendar)
Coordinates of New Mexico:
34° 24′ 25.56″ N, 106° 6′ 45.36″ W
Coordinates of Afghanistan:
33° 0′ 0″ N, 65° 0′ 0″ E
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