New Mexico vs Zambia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New Mexico bigger than Zambia?

The total area of New Mexico is 121,591 sq mi, and the total area of Zambia is 290,587 sq mi. New Mexico is smaller than Zambia by 168,996 sq mi. New Mexico is around 2.39 times smaller than Zambia.

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

Area of New Mexico compared to Zambia

Area of Zambia:  290,587 sq mi ( 752,618 km2 )

Area of Zambia 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 Zambia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Zambia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 18,383,956.

Population of Zambia compared to New Mexico

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

The capital city of New Mexico is Santa Fe and the capital city of Zambia is Lusaka.

Official Languages

New Mexico: English
Zambia: English


New Mexico: New Mexican
Zambia: Zambian

ISO 3166 Code

New Mexico: US-NM
Zambia: ZM

New Mexico Time Zone: 

UTC − 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

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

Zambia Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Zambia:
15° 0′ 0″ S30° 0′ 0″ E

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