New Mexico vs Syria (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Mexico bigger than Syria?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Syria is 71,500 sq mi. New Mexico is bigger than Syria by 50,091 sq mi. New Mexico is around 1.70 times bigger than Syria.

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

Area of New Mexico compared to Syria

Area of Syria71,500 sq mi ( 185,180 km2 )

Area of Syria 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 Syria

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Syria as of 2020, was estimated to be around 17,500,657.

Population of Syria compared to New Mexico

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

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of Syria is Damascus.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
Syria: Arabic


New Mexico: New Mexican
Syria: Syrian

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
Syria: SY

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

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

Syria Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Syria:
35° 0′ 0″ N, 38° 0′ 0″ E

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