New Mexico vs Japan (Statistical Comparison)

New Mexico is a state located in the Southwestern region of the United States of America, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Mexico and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is New Mexico bigger than Japan?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Japan is 145,937 sq mi. New Mexico is smaller than Japan by 24,346 sq mi. New Mexico is around 1.20 times smaller than Japan.

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

Area of New Mexico compared to Japan

Area of Japan145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Japan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 125,836,021.

Population of Japan compared to New Mexico

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

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
Japan: Japanese


New Mexico: New Mexican
Japan: Japanese

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
Japan: JP

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

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

Japan Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N, 138° 0′ 0″ E

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