New Mexico vs Uruguay (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Mexico bigger than Uruguay?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Uruguay is 68,037 sq mi. New Mexico is bigger than Uruguay by 53,554 sq mi. New Mexico is around 1.79 times bigger than Uruguay.

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

Area of New Mexico compared to Uruguay

Area of Uruguay:  68,037 sq mi ( 176,215 km2 )

Area of Uruguay 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 Uruguay

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Uruguay as of 2020, was estimated to be around 3,473,727.

Population of Uruguay compared to New Mexico

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

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of Uruguay is Montevideo.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
Uruguay: Spanish


New Mexico: New Mexican
Uruguay: Uruguayan

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
Uruguay: UY

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

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

Uruguay Time Zone: 

UTC – 3 (Uruguay Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Uruguay:
34° 53′ 0″ S56° 10′ 0″ W

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