New Mexico vs New Zealand (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Mexico bigger than New Zealand?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of New Zealand is 103,483 sq mi. New Mexico is bigger than New Zealand by 18,108 sq mi. New Mexico is around 1.17 times bigger than New Zealand.

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

Area of New Mexico compared to New Zealand

Area of New Zealand103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )

Area of New Zealand 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 New Zealand

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of New Zealand as of 2020, was estimated to be around 5,084,300.

Population of New Zealand compared to New Mexico

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

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language


New Mexico: New Mexican
New Zealand: New Zealander

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
New Zealand: NZ

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

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

New Zealand Time Zone: 

UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S, 173° 0′ 0″ E

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