New Mexico vs Sri Lanka (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Mexico bigger than Sri Lanka?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Sri Lanka is 25,330 sq mi. New Mexico is bigger than Sri Lanka by 96,261 sq mi. New Mexico is around 4.80 times bigger than Sri Lanka.

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

Area of New Mexico compared to Sri Lanka

Area of Sri Lanka25,330 sq mi ( 65,610 km2 )

Area of Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Sri Lanka as of 2020, was estimated to be around 21,919,000.

Population of Sri Lanka compared to New Mexico

Here is some more data comparison between New Mexico and Sri Lanka.

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital cities of Sri Lanka are Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative) and Colombo (executive and judicial).

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
Sri Lanka: Sinhala, Tamil


New Mexico: New Mexican
Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
Sri Lanka: LK

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

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

Sri Lanka Time Zone: 

UTC + 5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Sri Lanka:
7° 0′ 0″ N, 81° 0′ 0″ E

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