New Mexico vs Puerto Rico (Statistical Comparison)

New Mexico is a state located in the Southwestern region of the United States of America, whereas Puerto Rico is a country located in the Northeast Caribbean Sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New Mexico and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.

Size

Is New Mexico bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 3,515 sq mi. New Mexico is bigger than Puerto Rico by 118,076 sq mi. New Mexico is around 34.59 times bigger than Puerto Rico.

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

Area of New Mexico compared to Puerto Rico

Area of Puerto Rico3,515 sq mi ( 9,104 km2 )

Area of Puerto Rico compared to New Mexico

Population

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 Puerto Rico

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Puerto Rico as of 2020, was estimated to be around 3,281,538.

Population of Puerto Rico compared to New Mexico

Here is some more data comparison between New Mexico and Puerto Rico.

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English

Demonym(s)

New Mexico: New Mexican
Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
Puerto Rico: PR, US-PR

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

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

Puerto Rico Time Zone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Puerto Rico:
18° 13′ 20.28″ N66° 25′ 49.08″ W

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