New York vs Ghana (Statistical Comparison)

New York is a state located in the Northeastern part of the United States of America, whereas Ghana is a country located in West Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New York and Ghana regarding various aspects.


Is New York bigger than Ghana?

The total area of New York is 54,555 sq mi, and the total area of Ghana is 92,497 sq mi. New York is smaller than Ghana by 37,942 sq mi. New York is around 1.70 times smaller than Ghana.

Area of New York State: 54,555 sq mi ( 141,300 km2 )

Area of New York compared to Ghana

Area of Ghana92,497 sq mi ( 239,567 km2 )

Area of Ghana compared to New York


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New York as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 19,835,913.

Population of New York compared to Ghana

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Ghana as of 2020, was estimated to be around 31,072,945.

Population of Ghana compared to New York

Here is some more data comparison between New York and Ghana.

The capital city of New York is Albany and the capital city of Ghana is Accra.

Official Languages

New York: English
Ghana: English


New York: New Yorker
Ghana: Ghanaian

ISO 3166 Code

New York: US-NY
Ghana: GH

New York Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Ghana Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New York:
42° 57′ 13.68″ N, 75° 31′ 36.48″ W

Coordinates of Ghana:
7° 49′ 0″ N, 1° 3′ 0″ W

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