New Mexico vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

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

Size

Is New Mexico bigger than South Africa?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. New Mexico is smaller than South Africa by 349,854 sq mi. New Mexico is around 3.88 times smaller than South Africa.

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

Area of New Mexico compared to South Africa

Area of South Africa471,445 sq mi ( 1,221,037 km2 )

Area of South Africa 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 South Africa

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of South Africa as of 2020, was estimated to be around 59,308,690.

Population of South Africa compared to New Mexico

Here is some more data comparison between New Mexico and South Africa.

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
South Africa: There are 11 official languages of South Africa.

Demonym(s)

New Mexico: New Mexican
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
South Africa: ZA

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

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

South Africa Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (South African Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Africa:
30° 0′ 0″ S, 25° 0′ 0″ E

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