New York vs Iceland (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New York bigger than Iceland?

The total area of New York is 54,555 sq mi, and the total area of Iceland is 39,682 sq mi. New York is bigger than Iceland by 14,873 sq mi. New York is around 1.37 times bigger than Iceland.

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

Area of New York compared to Iceland

Area of Iceland39,682 sq mi ( 102,775 km2 )

Area of Iceland 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 Iceland

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Iceland as of 2020, was estimated to be around 366,425.

Population of Iceland compared to New York

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

The capital city of New York is Albany and the capital city of Iceland is Reykjavik.

Official Languages

New York: English
Iceland: Icelandic


New York: New Yorker
Iceland: Icelander, Icelandic

ISO 3166 Code

New York: US-NY
Iceland: IS

New York Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Iceland Time Zone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iceland:
65° 0′ 0″ N, 18° 0′ 0″ W

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