New Mexico vs Peru (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Mexico bigger than Peru?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Peru is 496,225 sq mi. New Mexico is smaller than Peru by 374,634 sq mi. New Mexico is around 4.08 times smaller than Peru.

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

Area of New Mexico compared to Peru

Area of Peru496,225 sq mi ( 1,285,216 km2 )

Area of Peru 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 Peru

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Peru as of 2020, was estimated to be around 32,971,846.

Population of Peru compared to New Mexico

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

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of Peru is Lima.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
Peru: Spanish


New Mexico: New Mexican
Peru: Peruvian

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
Peru: PE

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

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

Peru Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Peru Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Peru:
10° 0′ 0″ S, 76° 0′ 0″ W

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