New Mexico vs Switzerland (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Mexico bigger than Switzerland?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Switzerland is 15,940 sq mi. New Mexico is bigger than Switzerland by 105,651 sq mi. New Mexico is around 7.63 times bigger than Switzerland.

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

Area of New Mexico compared to Switzerland

Area of Switzerland15,940 sq mi ( 41,285 km2 )

Area of Switzerland 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 Switzerland

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Switzerland as of 2020, was estimated to be around 8,636,561.

Population of Switzerland comapred to New Mexico

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

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
Switzerland: German, French, Italian


New Mexico: New Mexican
Switzerland: Swiss

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
Switzerland: CH

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

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

Switzerland Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Switzerland:
46° 50′ 0″ N, 8° 20′ 0″ E

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