New Mexico vs El Salvador (Statistical Comparison)

New Mexico is a state located in the Southwestern region of the United States of America, whereas El Salvador is a country located in South America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Mexico and El Salvador regarding various aspects.


Is New Mexico bigger than El Salvador?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of El Salvador is 8,124 sq mi. New Mexico is bigger than El Salvador by 113,467 sq mi. New Mexico is around 14.97 times bigger than El Salvador.

Area of New Mexico: 121,591 sq mi (314,918 km2)

Area of New Mexico compared to El Salvador

Area of El Salvador8,124 sq mi ( 21,041 km2 )

Area of El Salvador compared to New Mexico


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.

Population of New Mexico compared to El Salvador

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of El Salvador as of 2020, was estimated to be around 6,486,201.

Population of El Salvador compared to New Mexico

Here is some more data comparison between New Mexico and El Salvador.

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of El Salvador is San Salvador.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
El Salvador: Spanish


New Mexico: New Mexican
El Salvador: Salvadoran, Salvadorian, Salvadorean

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
El Salvador: SV

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

El Salvador Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (North American Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New Mexico:
34° 24′ 25.56″ N, 106° 6′ 45.36″ W

Coordinates of El Salvador:
13° 41′ 0″ N, 89° 11′ 0″ W

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