New Mexico vs Iran (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Mexico bigger than Iran?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Iran is 636,372 sq mi. New Mexico is smaller than Iran by 514,781 sq mi. New Mexico is around 5.23 times smaller than Iran.

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

Area of New Mexico compared to Iran

Area of Iran636,372 sq mi ( 1,648,195 km2 )

Area of Iran 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 Iran

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Iran as of 2020, was estimated to be around 83,992,953.

Population of Iran compared to New Mexico

Here is some more data comparison between New Mexico and Iran.

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of Iran is Tehran.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
Iran: Persian


New Mexico: New Mexican
Iran: Iranian

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
Iran: IR

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

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

Iran Time Zone: 

UTC + 3:30 (Iran Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 4:30 (Iran Standard Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iran:
32° 0′ 0″ N, 53° 0′ 0″ E

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